Admire the collection of Japanese and Western art at Shimane Art Museum. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake in 1999, the modern museum covers a total area of 12,500 sq m (134,549 sq ft). See Hokusai's prints, Hiroshige's woodblock prints, and various archeological objects next to Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin. Views from the museum's scenic location next to Lake Shinji perfectly complement the art. Bring your foreign resident card or passport for a discount on the admission fee. Shimane Art Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Matsue Edition.
Shimane Art Museum Reviews
First the architecture of the museum in front of the lac is amazing. Inside permanent exhibition has very important western and japanese master piece as an enormous sculpture Victor Hugo by Rodin. You... more »
屋外のウサギたち（像）に会いに行きました。ウサギ像は出雲大社にもあるけれど、こちらのウサギは躍動的。 他にも波をかたどった造詣など、屋外展示がいろいろ。屋外とミュージアム・ショップだけなら無料。今回は時間がなかったが、次回は夕日の時刻に展示を見たい。 more »I went to see the rabbits (images) outside. The rabbit statue is also in Izumo Taisha, but this rabbit is dynamic. There are also a variety of outdoor exhibits, such as the formation of waves. Outdoor and museum shops are free. I didn't have time this time, but next time I want to see the exhibition at sunset time.
Very beautiful sunset. Love the tranquility and the peaceful atmosphere. The collection is good. I love Hokusai's work a lot, so really enjoyed the visit.
Pity that my visit to there is a cloudy day and fail to see the famous sun set. However, it is a nice place to stay if you are interested for art. I like the 12 rabbit outside the museum.
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