Main building of Kumamoto Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Art Museum)

Kumamoto, Kyushu

Kumamoto Kenritsu Bijutsukan is located in Ninomaru Koen, a park before historically significant Kumamoto Castle. This art museum prides itself on the breadth of its collection, which ranges from ancient to modern times and includes paintings, prints, sculpture, industrial arts and old calligraphy. The museum contains a rich selection of works by foreign artists, including Renoir, Rembrandt, Gauguin, Picasso and Rodin. Also displayed here are many ukiyo-e woodblock prints by the internationally renowned Katsushika Hokusai. The museums Soshoku Kofun-shitsu Room contains elaborate reconstructions of wall paintings from the Chibusan Kofun Tumulus and the Benkei-ga-ana Kofun Tumulus, both of which are located in Kumamoto Prefecture.’


2, Ninomaru, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto
Admission Fee
260 yen (permanent exhibition)
Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following weekday), New Years holidays'
[Rail]JR Kumamoto Stn./Kumamoto Shiden/10-min. ride/Shiyakusho-mae Stn./15-min. walk

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