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The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum

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Got lost; took a taxi

This is a very interesting museum and includes many Noguchi sculptures and also his part time home... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2014
the west
If you love Noguchi sculpture....

....this place is a must. It's pricey, and you have to reserve in advance, and it's out of the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2014
Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

This is a very interesting museum and includes many Noguchi sculptures and also his part time home for the last about 20 years of his life. Most of the buildings that he incorporated into his compound are from another era and he had them disassembled...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

....this place is a must. It's pricey, and you have to reserve in advance, and it's out of the way. And it affords a wonderful look into the way Noguchi lived and worked in Japan. Lots of stones, in various stages of being worked. Interesting...More

2  Thank HelenB128
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I am a fan of Isamu Noguchi and found his studio, garden and home fascinating!!! His creativity permeates the place. You have to make arrangements for the one hour tour and it is well worth it . If you are going to Naoshima, this is...More

5  Thank mommadoc1
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This was a great afternoon which we managed to arrange the day before so a bit last minute. The group was broken up into two, Japanese and non Japanese which gave us hope that it was going to be in English. Unfortunately not, despite the...More

4  Thank JDgoesGlobal
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Noguchi museum (see website) is open on appointment some days in the week. Staff is helpfull and efficient, the answer came throuh e mail quite quickly. The travel on the Kotoden line is already an immersion in the Japanese world The Museum is easy to...More

6  Thank louisairelle
Reviewed 11 August 2012

This museum takes considerable time, effort, and money to reach in order to have a one-hour window of observation amidst a large group of talkative tourists arriving by bus, etc. 2100 yen admission fee, a 480 yen bus ride from Takamatsu station, and the time...More

5  Thank nashinashi
Reviewed 27 November 2011

When I first had an exhibition in Japan in 1998, and was there for a month, I had to spend most of my time in Tokyo, and didn't get further south than Kyoto, but very much wanted to make a pilgrimage to the island of...More

9  Thank timotao
Reviewed 6 September 2011

For travelers familiar with Isamu Noguchi from Western museums, gardens and his Martha Graham stage settings, this museum will be a revelation. The Noguchi Foundation has preserved his workshop and his home and provides scheduled hour long 'tours' which cover the two sites. (Reservations required)....More

7  Thank PVtalker
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