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Benesse House Museum

Godanji, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-892-3223
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Great museum

It was a more traditional gallery than Chichu and had works from many artists, both Japanese and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chelsea B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Big ART names in a gem Island: Naoshima

Excellent curatorship with big ART names hanging in a gem Island: Naoshima. Modern, Post modern... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Godanji, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-892-3223
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a more traditional gallery than Chichu and had works from many artists, both Japanese and international. Benesse house also has a number of outside installations, in the gardens and beach outside. Totally loved my visit.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent curatorship with big ART names hanging in a gem Island: Naoshima. Modern, Post modern and plenty installations in doors and outdoors.

1  Thank Titomhr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Benesse House Museum is one of a group of superb buildings on Naoshima designed by Tadao Ando; together they reinforce the 'art destination' theme of the island. Benesse House is both a gallery and a hotel; we toured the island by bicycle and it was...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's great art to be appreciated here and there's hotel for those who wish to spend time at the island. Tadao Ando's architecture for architecture buffs.

Thank Chetna1973
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Art lovers may like to stay with friends alike in the atmosphere of the Benesse House where everything breathes art. Hockney, Kounellis, Twombly, Warhol and Nauman to name but a few. Seen some Rickey too. Does that cover the trip to this island? For some...More

1  Thank PVR2
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Ate wonderful Japanese dinner here, so we got to wonder around after hours - interesting pieces to be savored in a lovely setting!

Thank Janis857
Reviewed 17 June 2017

30 minutes is sufficient. There is no information available in English that provides any information on the works. The museum is on a hill and has a nice view of the sea. I could not get excited about the architecture of the building.

1  Thank nicholas k
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I was disappointed that the widely advertised, shown in brochures oval room is not accessible to mere mortals: you have to be a guest of the associated hotel, and be staying in one of the $900+/night rooms, it seems. However, the rest of the museum...More

1  Thank EuroTravelator
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It is a beautiful place and setting, but bad system of transportation around and they will not let you inn even with bicycle ! The art is very interesting and the view from around is great.

1  Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A combination hotel, restaurant, and modern art museum. Interesting span of styles / mediums; not everyone's taste, but perhaps that is part of what makes art interesting. Do visit!

Thank paso57
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