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Benesse House Museum

Godanji, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-892-3223
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So cool

Great museum with impressive and eclectic art and architecture. leave a good hour plus.to... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Beautiful space,

This museum is in another gorgeous Tadeo Ando building and is as much about the architecture as it... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
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Godanji, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-892-3223
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great museum with impressive and eclectic art and architecture. leave a good hour plus.to appreciate it all. Also make sure you spend time with the "Chattering men"

Thank avi18
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This museum is in another gorgeous Tadeo Ando building and is as much about the architecture as it is about the exhibits. It takes only an hour to visit. Finish up with a drink in the rooftop cafe for lovely views, especially at sunset.

Thank mbloggs
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Interesting and quirky art works. Loved the variety. Some really made you think. Great building too.

Thank ynoAustralia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The building itself is designed by the famous architect, Ando and provides very serene settings. At first it was very hard to figure out where we were supposed to go, but that was a part of the deal. You are supposed to wonder around. It...More

1  Thank Beekeeper888
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The art works are interesting if you like modern art and the building itself holds some surprises too. It is quite surreal to find an art gallery in such a quiet setting. The shop and café were very packed when I went on a Sunday,...More

Thank Liege B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Attached to one of the four Benesse House sites, this museum contains some long term pieces and some changing exhibits. It is another Ando project, which means the design is beautiful, but the museum is less impressive than some of the other sites in the...More

Thank jrandsk
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's a great museum, designed by the same architect as the Chichu Museum it has a similar construction, but a very different feel.The views are amazing and there are many associated artworks in the grounds and approaches to the museum. You can only ride your...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I am a fan of Richard Long and he has 3 great works here. Loved the Yves Klein too. There must be something for everyone with the variety of artists here. But it does cost a bit to enter.

Thank fairtrader
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This hotel is on the small island of Naoshima and it prides itself in having a good collection of modern art owned, I believe, by the Benesse Holdings Inc. The architect Tadao Ando has constructed a number of buildings that when it opened in 1992...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Another museum which I think is worth a visit. Very good facilities, helpful and friendly staff. Not all attractions worth a long stay but some work are just absolutely stunning. We regretted not staying at the oval - which is exclusive for guests staying at...More

Thank Fatlittlepear
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