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Yokosuka Museum of Art

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Address: 4-1 Kamoi, Yokosuka 239-0813, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Great afternoon out from Yokosuka

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from Yokosuka about 30 min and really enjoyed the beautiful views of the ocean from the bus... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from Yokosuka about 30 min and really enjoyed the beautiful views of the ocean from the bus and also from the top floor of the museum. The permanent exhibit is very interesting with enough English to understand what we were looking... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Situated at the top of a small hill close to the sea,this museum offers the best view of Tokyo Bay.At the second floor there are viewpoint and free telescope to use.There are library and cafe and museum shop too.Behind the museum there are trails of Kannonzaki Park.This museum is not big but exhibits and painting of local artists was also... More 

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Kamakura
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The building itself is the main attraction as it is built partially submerged in the hill that makes up its expansive lawn. The outer building houses a warm wooden framed structure with corner less curved ceilings and large round openings in the walls. No matter what art is on exhibit the building is a pleasure walk around and enjoy inside.... More 

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Lynnwood, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Yokosuka isn't a particularly beautiful city. Lots of concrete. It was surprising to find the beauty of this museum and its setting outside of town. It's a modern art museum, so some pieces I look at and wonder why? But, I enjoy seeing their exhibits. I am not an art expert. There is a gallery separate from the main building... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

The gallery was small enough that we were able to wander through in about an hour. There was a staircase at the end that takes you up to the roof. From there is a wonderful view of the sea (simply across the street) and it looked like there were trails in the woods behind for hiking (I didn't do that... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

It was a surprising venue with a variety of genres from contempory to Art Deco to impressionist art. The very setting is lovely enough with it's mesmerizing views of the ocean across a plain of grass.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

I had a really great time enjoying the paintings and drawings. My only disappointment is that there is not place for taking pictures for souvenirs.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

Wonderful small museum overlooking the bay. The building itself is worth going to see. There is a cafe for a snack or lunch.

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