Morohashi Museum of Modern Art

Morohashi Museum of Modern Art

This museum, which opened in June 1999, is located a short walk from the Goshiki-numa Ponds, which is one of the most scenic spots in Fukushima Prefecture.

Morohashi Museum of Modert Art houses a collection of about 350 of the works of Salvador Dali, the master Spanish surrealist artist, including paintings, prints, and sculptures, as well as about 40 works by such impressionist and post-impressionist artists as Cézanne, Renoir, Chagall, Picasso, and Van Gogh. About 100 works out of this collection are on permanent exhibition, including 37 works of sculpture by Dali. The scale of this collection is unparalleled in the world and really is worth seeing.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttp://dali.jp/en/
Contact

Morohashi Museum of Modern Art

(+81) 241-37-1088

morohashi@dali.jp

Best Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
Opening Hours

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM (5:00 PM in Nov.) (Last entrance is 30 min before closing time.)

Parking200 cars
Entrance FeeAdults: 1300 yen | High school & college students: 500 yen | Free for junior high school students and younger
Related infoExhibition period: Late Apr. to Late Nov.
(The museum is closed from late Nov. to mid-Apr.)
Make sure to check the website for up-to-date information about the exhibition period and any museum closures.
Accommodation details

Pets: Not allowed

Access Details
Access1093 Kengamine, Hibara, Kitashiobara Village, Fukushima Pref. 969-2701
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Getting there

By Car: 20 min drive from Inawashiro-Bandai Kogen I.C. exit off the Ban-etsu Expressway

By Train: Take the JR Ban-etsu West Line to Inawashiro Station. From there, take the Bandai Toto Bus bound for Urabandai Kogen-eki, and get off at Morohashi Museum of Modern Art. The bus takes 25 min to reach the museum.

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Inawashiro Herb Garden

The breeze from the nearby Lake Inawashiro, seasonal flowers, and art displays of the Inawashiro Herb Garden await your visit! The outdoor garden area is around 100,000 square meters and is filled with various herbs, flowers, and plants that bloom at different times on the year, creating a unique visitor experience that changes with the seasons! The park has around 500 varieties or herbs, flowers, and plants including: lavender, mint, chamomile, nanohana blossoms, poppies, sunflowers, cosmos, and kochia!  There is an indoor greenhouse area, so, even on rainy days, visitors have plenty of greenery and flowers to see! In addition to the herbs, flowers, and plants you will also find seasonal decorations and original art displays that are created and updated for guests to enjoy. The outdoor garden area of the Inawashiro Herb Garden also features 5 m-tall wooden statues carved by a Canadian artist, Glen Greenside. The 12 statues, one for each zodiac sign, were carved over the course of twelve years as part of a now-discontinued annual chainsaw festival that took place at the garden. Inside, at the shop, visitors can find products and snacks that are made from various herbs and flowers.

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Former Takizawa Honjin

This honjin served as a rest house used by daimyo lords when they traveled to Edo (Tokyo) as part of the Sankin-kōtai system of alternate attendance, or when they conducted inspection tours. During the Boshin War, Domain Lord Matsudaira Katamori took command and the Byakkotai defended their city. The building still has sword marks and bullet holes from the war. The Former Takizawa Honjin is recognized as a nationally-designated Important Cultural Property.

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