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Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts

1-1-1 Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-684-0101
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A fine selection of the "best" art from East and West.

I thoroughly enjoyed the museum's "Great Collectors" exhibition, which is showing through July 1st... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Thomas C
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Nagoya, Japan
Beautiful and extensive museum with wonderful collections

Spent the afternoon perusing the galleries of this lovely museum that has something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Melinda A
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Leonia, New Jersey
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1-1-1 Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the museum's "Great Collectors" exhibition, which is showing through July 1st, 2018. It displays some of the very best art I have seen from Japan, Europe and America. The folding screens (byoobun in Japanese) of Soga Shohaku, Matsumura Keibun and Hanabusu Itcho,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Spent the afternoon perusing the galleries of this lovely museum that has something for everyone. Went to see the MC Escher exhibit and it was fantastic to learn about his life and see quite an extensive presentation of dozens and dozens of pieces. Hard to...More

Thank Melinda A
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

For the price I paid, the exhibit was TINY. I did like the artwork and I understand it came from far away but if I had known, I would have gone to a different art museum that day.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

The museum is very conveniently located, just outside of Kanayama Station. Unfortunately, this is more like a gallery than a museum. The admission price is high when compared to other museums and items displayed. Requires about 2 hours to view the exhibit. Recommend to check...More

1  Thank ojg1234
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family and went again to this great museum. We saw a special exhibit on Botticelli and Monet. Both were fabulous. This is one of the World's great collections. Highest recommendation!

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We saw a very interesting wood block exibition. Others might be less appealing. Very dependent upon whats on. Easy to get to by Kanayama station.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This museum is famous in Nagoya because it's collaboration with Boston Museum in USA. So this museum exhibits various kinds of art works. I went here to see Japanese traditional art works named Kuniyoshi and Kunisada. It was really nice experience to see those art...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have been to this museum twice and have seen some major art works in a presented very well in a systematic way, offering a lot of context. The first time we saw a comprehensive exhibition on Hokusai's etchings, and the second time one on...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

It could be my mistake. I read the map in subway station and was led to wrong exit where it took me a long time to find the museum. Without my mobile phone, I don't think that I can find the museum at all as...More

2  Thank Janet C
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you are in Nagoya it's worth a stop by. This art museum often brings in some great international pieces by famous artists and currently the renoir pieces are lovely. I love the way they frame the headlining piece with light. If you don't speak...More

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