Kurashiki City Art Museum in Kurashiki Area

Kurashiki City Art Museum

The Kurashiki City Art Museum is located in the Kurashiki area of Okayama, Okayama, Japan. Its approximate latitude and longitude are 34.5839° N, 133.7651° E.

The museum was established in 1968 and has since become one of the most important art museums in Japan. Its collection includes over 5,000 works of art, ranging from traditional Japanese art to contemporary art from around the world.


The museum hosts a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing both its permanent collection and special loan exhibitions. Some of the highlights of past exhibitions include:

  • Japanese Lacquerware from the Heian to the Edo Periods
  • Masterpieces of Modern Japanese Painting
  • Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia
  • Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d'Orsay


The museum has a variety of facilities to enhance visitors' experiences, including:

  • A museum shop selling books, posters, and other souvenirs
  • A café serving light refreshments and meals
  • A library with a collection of over 10,000 books on art and art history
  • Guided tours in English, Japanese, and other languages

Visiting Information

The museum is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm every day except Monday. Admission is 1,200 yen for adults and 600 yen for students. Children under 12 are free.

The museum is located a 10-minute walk from Kurashiki Station, which is accessible by train from Okayama Station. There is also a bus stop near the museum.