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About the Museum

The Suiboku Museum, Toyama was opened in 1999, with a primary focus on exhibiting modern Japanese ink paintings, or “suibokuga.” The word “suiboku” in the museum’s name doesn’t just mean “ink paintings,” but evokes the fullness of Japanese aesthetics. The building was constructed in the Japanese style, a single story with a garden and a tea room, and is intended to be a serene place where visitors can experience the richness of nature. In the permanent exhibition rooms, you can see works by leading artists like Takeuchi Seihō, Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunsō, as well as others with a connection to Toyama Prefecture such as Kaho Akira, Takamura Gyūjin, and Iwasaki Hajin. Exhibition rooms 1 and 2 are used for a wide range of special exhibitions focusing on Japanese arts and crafts.

Address

777 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama 930-0887

Tel

076-431-3719 (+81-76-431-3719)

Fax

076-431-3720 (+81-76-431-3720)

Trading hours

9:30-18:00 (no entry after 17:30)

Non-trading hours

Mondays (except public holidays), the day after public holidays (except Saturdays and Sundays), New Year period (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)

Price

Permanent exhibition: General admission: ¥200 (¥160*), University students: ¥160 (¥100*). *For groups of 20 and larger

Access

Take a Toyama City Tram bound for Daigaku-mae from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, JR Takayama Line and Ainokaze Toyama Railway to Toyama Toyopet-Honsya-mae(Gofukusuehirocho). Approx. 10 minute walk from Toyama Toyopet-Honsya-mae(Gofukusuehirocho) stop.
Approx. 10 minutes by car from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, JR Takayama Line and Ainokaze Toyama Railway
Approx. 25 minutes by car from Toyama Kitokito Airport
Approx. 20 minutes by car from the Toyama Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway

Parking

165 spaces (7 spaces for buses)
Parking fee: Free

Remarks

Facilities for persons with disabilities and infants: Wheelchairs available, automatic doors, slopes, disabled parking, strollers available, changing tables, wheelchair accessible toilets