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Forever Museum of Contemporary Art

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Loved it!

This small museum was wonderful. I was excited to see Yayoi Kusama’s art because I have heard so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
erino682
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Seattle, Washington
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Pumpkins!

The exhibit of Yoyoi Kusama's art is spectacular. I had never heard of her, but it was... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
SeeTheWorld4Peace
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Manasquan, New Jersey
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570-2 Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum was wonderful. I was excited to see Yayoi Kusama’s art because I have heard so much about her. The gallery was great and had such cool art by her. The garden is the back was very picturesque.

Thank erino682
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The exhibit of Yoyoi Kusama's art is spectacular. I had never heard of her, but it was recommended by a Japanese friend. The old house, the garden, the pumpkins, the mirror room, and Fuji prints were all great. And there is a wonderful museum cafe...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We only saw the kusama exhibition, there wasn’t anything else. The exhibit was very interesting. The shop is very expensive like any other museum shop. The garden is beautiful.

Thank Ayelet B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I love Yoyoi Kusama's artworks so when I heard that a new museum with her artworks opened, I had to visit. I was even more interested when I read that the museum is housed in an old building in Gion. When I visited, there was...More

Thank Pengapa
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We did not know about this museum until we saw posters for the Kusama exhibit there posted around the Gion neighborhood. What a lovely place! First: the building is a historic 100-year-old traditional structure with sliding screens and tatami mats (no shoes allowed). There are...More

2  Thank Larry917
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I had wanted to go to her new eponymous museum in Tokyo but tickets were sold out through August. I was delighted to read about this expanded exhibition at a private museum in Kyoto, running through Feb 2019. Tickets are ¥1500 per person (around $15),...More

1  Thank ChiCindy
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The only place we visited that had fairly aggressive touts giving you fliers and trying to hustle you into the building. Not a good sign. Did not experience any of the shows. Might be good but the external atmosphere said, "Beware." At least to us....More

Thank 527vince
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Really like her quirky works and this private museum has a collection. The entrance fee is not low at 1,500 yen, then it gets weird as you'll have to take off your shoes. Lastly they con you again with a 100 yen charge for the...More

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

If you are a Yayoi Kusama fan, this museum is a can’t miss. It is the largest private collection of Yayoi’s work and includes some of her most iconic works.

Thank cg06830
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this pretty museum in an old Japanese building to see the current exhibition of works by Yayoi Kusama. Very well curated exhibition. Very pretty museum!

Thank Katarina S
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