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Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto

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Address: 2-3 Kamitoricho, Kumamoto 860-0845, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Cool and quiet ..

Usually with some interesting exhibitions. Worth a visit esecially after a tired day of sightseeing or walking in Kamitori and Shimori malls in the downtown area for a short... read more

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Kumamoto, Japan
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Kumamoto, Japan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually with some interesting exhibitions. Worth a visit esecially after a tired day of sightseeing or walking in Kamitori and Shimori malls in the downtown area for a short break.. one could just sit and rest a bit or have coffee in the adjacent cafe ..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a really nice place to rest from the busy streets of the shopping arcade. It is normally quiet and peaceful. They switch up the art exhibitions every month or so, some are free and some arn't.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is not easy to find as it is up some escalators in a shopping mall. It isn't free but it did exceed my expectations.There was a photography exhibition on when I went and there was a lot of work in a number of rooms including video work. Just a note, outside the gallery area, if you walk across the... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

The museum is quite small but had two small exhibition rooms and one large one. The large exhibition space exhibited works by locals and elderly people in the community. It was charming but not necessarily for art lovers. With that being said, the staff was super friendly and helpful, providing an English guide and helpful information. Worth a visit if... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

This is a quite extra-ordinary place in a very mundane location, above the shops in the city centre. As other reviews shows it hosts an international standard of travelling exhibitions, when I was there it was Amono, but many exhibitions feature western artist - recently they'd manage to borrow 4 Monet's.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

to see works by Warhol, Rauschenberg and Lichtenstein was a pleasant surprise. this museum has large galleries on the third floor, an xtensive lubrary and interesting cubism-inspired sculpture garden. located nearby the castle it is n idea side excursion in Kumamoto and if you have tie, enjoy desserts in heir lunchroom. superb!.

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