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A spectacular 100 meter high tower which is visible around the area and landmarks the actual modern... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Interesting tower

At first from far away I thought it was a strange looking office building. Then upon inspection... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cavite City, Philippines
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4 weeks ago
“Interesting tower”
25 Jan 2018
Art Tower Mito (ATM), symbolized by the 100-meter-tall metal tower that stands in its plaza, is a comprehensive cultural facility divided into three sections: a concert hall, a theater, and a gallery for contemporary art. Having opened in 1990 to...more
1-6-8 Gokencho, Mito 310-0063, Ibaraki Prefecture
+81 29-227-8111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first from far away I thought it was a strange looking office building. Then upon inspection getting closer you can see it is just art. It is interesting to say the least, but one visit from us is enough for this lifetime.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4geordie
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A spectacular 100 meter high tower which is visible around the area and landmarks the actual modern museum site. If you want to go up you do not have to visit the museum itself. You can pay inside the tower building just to go up...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Visited this tower in the rain. The view of the city was still breathtaking. The museum was fun. The staff was very friendly.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank webhoppa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice to visit to be with beauty and wonder. And there are always some events at garden inside the museum. I sometimes visit there with my 5 y/o daughter to take time in playing with. Walking distance from Mito station.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Haruhiko M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Art Tower Mito by Arata Isozaki (磯崎新) stands at a height of exactly 100 metres above the plateau, signifying the hundred years' anniversary of the Mito City. It is nothing short of amazing; yet the exceptionally starry night just exacerbated the joy of watching the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank teddyiris
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I was not planning to enter the gallery proper to see the exhibitions but then I saw that the current exhibition is on architecture. More than that, it is about architecture in Tōhoku following the triple disaster. “Architecture since 3/11,” does not deal with disaster-prevention...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ART196
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I visited this museum in December 2001 and was very impressed by building and artefacts. We with colleagues made several very nice photos.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Leonid A
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This museum is a living proof that you do not need to be in on of the great metropolitan area to have curators not shy to commit with conviction and originality to contemporary art.

Date of experience: November 2012
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