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MIHO Museum Ticket with Optional Mobile Hotspot Rental
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the museum very much especially its collection. It’s my second time to be there. Please read the transportation details of its website before go and better plan a day trip there. If you take JR and then transfer by bus, remember not to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracypun
Reviewed 30 January 2019

While in Kyoto, we took a short excursion and visited Miho Museum. I didn't know what to expect since one of the members of my group suggested we go. I was completely blown away... first by the surroundings and the architecture and then by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank susankC72DH
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The Miho is in a class by itself. Dedicated to restoring the balance of nature by building architectural masterpieces in the world's most remote areas, The woman responsible hired I. M. Pei to design the museum. He referred to it as Shangri La. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randall W
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The architecture of this museum is of course gorgeous as it was designed by IM Pei but the museum itself is quite small. I was shocked to see that the largest exhibits were Chinese art. I would have loved to see more Japanese art. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elissa T
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This museum complex which was conceived by I M PEI, famous for so many projects around the world achieved his purpose. A museum that is 80% underground with that part visual blending into the mountain with a Japanese temple flair. The collection is unique in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The Miho Museum is an amazing day trip from Kyoto. Go for the building, landscape and the treasures inside. We took the train 3 stops from Kyoto and then the 150 bus. The bus is cash only: bring 840 Yen for each person one way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wolin
Reviewed 12 October 2018

A late project by I M Pei, really stunning architecture organically fitting the landscape. Not particularly easy to reach, but definitely worth the effort. Some truly extraordinary pieces in the collection - too often, it seems, of questionable provenance, particularly pieces form Central Asia and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ggm96822
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

With a cafe that opens at 10.30 and a wonderful vegetarian only lunch available in the Reception Building, it’s worth taking your time and spending most of the day here. We hired the headphones which gives wonderful explanations of many of the Collections pieces. Of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The museum is beautiful, but I especially liked the entrance through the tunnel. And don't forget to watch the video that describes the construction of the museum. To get there, take a JR train from Kyoto station (towards Yusa) to the JR Ishiyama station. As...More

Date of experience: May 2018
8  Thank JessMReed
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Was totally gobsmacked by this stunning museum. The entrance is worth the visit! I M Pei was architect and the ticket office Has video repeatedly playing showing the planning and construction of this wonder. It isn’t readily visible to watch so ask. Learning how they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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3 January 2019|
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Response from Explore813820 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We do not have limits for number of visitors, however, we are expecting congestions during 1Apr – 6May. Best regards, MIHO MUSEUM
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14 January 2017|
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Response from DANIT M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann Miho museum is really easy to get to by public transportation: JR train to Ishiyama and then Teisan bus line straight to Miho. If you still need a privet driver - any taxi driver will love to help you.