The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

Matsumoto Northern Alps Area 日本浮世絵博物館

Description

Opened in the spring of 1982, the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum houses the largest single collection of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in the world. Started by the Sakai family of wealthy paper wholesalers, their collection covers an impressively wide selection of artists and genres. The museum continues to acquire important works today, preserving this historical slice of Japan’s culture.

Contact

The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum
Tel: 0263-47-4440 / Fax: 0263-48-0208

Date(s)

Closed every Monday, last days of Dec and beginning of Jan

Hours

10:00 - 17:00

Rate

Adults : 1,200 yen

Children : 600 yen

Location / Access

2206-1, Shimadachi Koshiba, Matsumoto City


By Train:
7 min taxi ride from Matsumoto Station (JR Chuo Line)
By Car:
1 min from Matsumoto IC

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