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Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art

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Address: 89 Shderot ha-Nasi | Mount Carmel, Haifa 3464217, Israel
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Dedicated to displaying and conserving Japanese works of art, this museum...

Dedicated to displaying and conserving Japanese works of art, this museum features a rich collection including prints, paintings, screens, textiles, ancient illustrated books, ceramics and miniature carvings.

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A most unusual and lovely museum

Tikotin is a museum celebrating Japanese art, and is the only such museum in the Middle East. It is located on Hanasi Street on the Carmel Mountain in Haifa. There is always some... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Tikotin is a museum celebrating Japanese art, and is the only such museum in the Middle East. It is located on Hanasi Street on the Carmel Mountain in Haifa. There is always some sort of exhibition going on centering on Japanese art, but this place is much more just a museum. It is also a social center, and in the... More 

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Israel
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This shouldn't be called a museum. Most galleries possess larger exhibitions. There are 3 rooms in total, 2 of them contain contemporary art, while the cental hall holds some nice samples of late 19th century ceramics. Provided the cost of tickets, there is really limited value in visiting this place.

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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Located on Hanassi Ave. on top of the Carmel mountain (near 3 hotels so you can walk from your hotel), it is a wonderful experience of Japanese old and new art. Highly recommended

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Thank Rivka S
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

This museums collection was donated to the city of Haifa by a private collector- Tikotin. It has an extensive collection + it gets exhibitions from the outside. It is a beautiful building, with very many cultural activities. Yona s

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Modern Graphic Art to be admired in this small but beautifully designed museum is of excellent quality. Refinement, aestheticism, purity and great technical skill is presented in a good number of works: silkscreen, etching, engraving and lithography are beautifully shown. Japanese art at its best. Most of the prints were made in the 70s and 80s, so quite recent. Apart... More 

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Houston
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

This was a nice museum but very small. It is only one floor with a theater and cafe on the second level. If you go there, consider buying the five museum pass. It is only a few shekels more that the price for one.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Visited for about an hour one afternoon. Cost about £5 to get in and has a single floor exhibition space divided between a range of 18th century Japanese wood prints and a modern fashion photographic exhibition. Café on the first floor and small souvenir shop. Easy to find off Louis Promenade.

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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Very interesting place to visit and learn about Japan and Japanese culture. Exiting exhibition of traditional Japanese art, dresses and more.

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Telluride, Colorado
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

The museum always has an exciting exhibitions, to go with the usual items. The current one is women in Japanese art through the centuries

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Thank Yury K
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Foo the Japanese Art lovers, this is the place. Located few minutes from Louis promenade at the carmel area. Beautiful!!!

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