Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum in Hatsukaichi Area

The Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum is located in the Hatsukaichi area of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan. Its approximate latitude and longitude is 34.3978° N, 132.4737° E. The museum was opened in 1978 and has since become a popular destination for art lovers from all over the world.


The museum has a vast collection of Japanese and Western art, including paintings, sculptures, prints, and ceramics. The permanent collection includes works by famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, and Salvador Dali. The museum also holds special exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing works by both local and international artists.


  • The museum has a café where visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a snack.
  • There is also a gift shop where visitors can purchase souvenirs, postcards, and books related to the museum's exhibitions.
  • The museum has a library with a collection of over 40,000 books and magazines on art and art history.
  • There are also lecture rooms and event spaces where the museum holds workshops, talks, and other events.

Getting There

The museum is easily accessible by public transportation. Visitors can take the Hiroden Miyajima Line from Hiroshima Station to Miyajimaguchi Station, and then take the ferry to Miyajima Island. The museum is a 10-minute walk from the ferry terminal on Miyajima Island.