We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Towada Art Center

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 10-9 Nishi Nibancho, Towada 034-0082, Aomori Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+81 176-20-1127
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 140 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A little gem in Towada

One of the nicest and most entertaining contemporary art museum I have the chance to visit. A must if you are in the region

Reviewed 2 days ago
Remy R
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

140 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 7: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the nicest and most entertaining contemporary art museum I have the chance to visit. A must if you are in the region

Helpful?
Thank Remy R
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
144 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The museum is full of colorful and joyful elements and there are a number of outdoor exhibits in the Arts Square in the next block of the museum premise. I like Bridge of Light and I got a different view from outside. I also like Love Forever, Singing to Towada, somehow just like Alice in the wonderland and Ghost as... More 

Helpful?
Thank MokeyMok
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A small but beautiful art center as expected from all Japanese galleries! Enjoyed the exhibits and the outdoor art work as well. Nice location with plenty of parking around.

Helpful?
Thank Jamie Y
Salem, Oregon
Level Contributor
349 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Towada Art Center (十和田市現代美術館, Towadashi Gendai Bijutsukan) Towada Art Center was opened in the spring of 2008 as the hub of the “Arts Towada" project which is promoted by Towada City, Aomori Prefecture to revitalize the city with art. “Arts Towada" is a project to create more attractive and beautiful scenery by transforming the Kanchogai-dori Street in Towada City... More 

Helpful?
Thank SueinSalem
Level Contributor
46 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing artwork is displayed in this museum and the museum itself was intriguing. The magnitude of some of the pieces is just stunning. The area is close to downtown and surrounded by artwork outside the kids can play on. Great for any beautiful day.

Helpful?
Thank Stacy C
Yokohama, Japan
Level Contributor
112 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Towada City's main attraction has to be its art centre. The street leading to the art centre is lined with amazing large scale public artworks that are striking and unique providing plenty of photo opportunities! A lifesized fat house and garage and car, a super sized ghost, and dotty pumpkins and people by Yayoi Kusama are just some of the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank CathCPerth
Bucharest, Romania
Level Contributor
76 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2013

towada art center has an unbelievable selection of art, a great space by a japanese starchitect (Ryue Nishizawa from SANAA) and it offers an unforgettable experience. i came all the way from romania to see it and i can say it was worth it. i loved every bit of it! do not hesitate to visit this place if you are... More 

Helpful?
Thank andreeapopa

Travellers who viewed Towada Art Center also viewed

Towada, Aomori Prefecture
Towada, Aomori Prefecture
 
Towada, Aomori Prefecture
Towada, Aomori Prefecture
 

Been to Towada Art Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Towada Art Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?