Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Art Museum)
Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan is located in the Nihondaira foothills, affording views of Mt. Fuji, the shimmering blue of Suruga Bay, and the cities of Shizuoka and Shimizu. This art museum features a collection of landscape paintings which includes Monets Seine River in Rouen, said to be the work in which his early style was established, as well as Pissaro's Pontoise, Rye Field and Mathurins Hill. The museum also emphasizes its sculpture collection, focusing on Rodin. The Rodin Wing opened in March 1994, and many of his works, including The Gates of Hell, are displayed there. To encourage the participation of local residents, the museum admits visitors to the the exhibits in the entrance hall and the exhibit area free of charge.'
Address: 53-2 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka
Admission Fee: 300 yen (permanent exhibition)
Closed: Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following weekday), New Years holidays, maintenance period'
[Bus]JR Shizuoka Stn./Bus/30-min. ride/ Kenritsu Bijutsukan-mae Stop/1-min. walk