Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
Located in the hometown of Aichi’s famous car company and designed by renowned architect Taniguchi Yoshio, the Toyota Municipal Museum of Art houses modern works of art by both Japanese and international artists.
The museum collection covers many 20th century art movements and includes artworks by notable artists including Kishida Ryusei, Fujita Tsuguharu, Salvador Dali and Gustav Klimt. The museum also holds works by acclaimed lacquerware artist, Setsuro Takahashi.
In addition to the museum itself, a restaurant, museum shop and traditional tea-house give visitors reasons to go slow and enjoy the tranquility of the precinct including exterior landscape designed by noted American landscape designer Peter Walker.
10:00 to 17:30 (with last entry at 17:00)
Open daily except Mondays and between exhibitions. See the museum's website for details
Adults: JPY300 / Students: JPY200 / Children under 12 years of age are free
From Nagoya Station, take the subway Higashiyama Line to Fushimi Station and transfer to the Tsurumai Line to Akaike Station. Once at Akaike Station transfer to the Meitetsu Toyota Line to Toyotashi Station - a total journey time of around 60-minutes. The museum is a 15-minute walk or 5-minute taxi from the station