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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-220-2800
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Curious indeed

It's worth a visit if your in town. Lots of strange and wonderful things, you can get lost for a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fiona_australia_8
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Boring and pretentious

Art is in the eyes of the beholder. This is pretentious in the extreme. Our party of 25 were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barrington S
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1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's worth a visit if your in town. Lots of strange and wonderful things, you can get lost for a few hours in her.

Thank Fiona_australia_8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Art is in the eyes of the beholder. This is pretentious in the extreme. Our party of 25 were totally bored by the experience.

Thank Barrington S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw two exhibits here, both of which were well displayed and interesting, one from Denmark and another from a local who collected beach junk and made it into art. I enjoyed the visit (especially as it was raining!) and strolled around for about an...More

Thank kissane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you ever wanted to know about contemporary art. . . This place is huge. Pretty much most of the 1st floor and basement levels are free; the other floors are generally by paid admission only. There are a number of good films, including some...More

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go but need to queue 40 mins for tickets even on Tuesday. It is good for young children.

Thank David L
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and found there was quite a queue. We thought we'd get some lunch and pop back but the queue had grown even bigger when we did. We didn't have time to join the queue so we enjoyed the free...More

Thank SPEL1990
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is located in a cilindric building with a big garden all around. The walls inside are of a bright white and there are many temporary and permenent exibitions. All the artworks exposed are the production of contemporary artists and maybe are not easy...More

Thank zozopy
Reviewed 18 August 2017

When we visited practically the entire museum was devoted to the work of one artist who was exceptional but we would have liked to see more variety (check on website for who is exhibiting when). That said, we were very glad we went. In addition,...More

Thank fenmen
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum. Teenagers enjoyed as did parents. Several exhibits we did not understand but most were relevant esp after reading what the artist was thinking.

Thank daddio2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately a big part of the museum was closed Too bad. We loved the Leandro Swimming Pool. Nice experience

Thank mdecidrac
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Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the museum because we were hoping for a nice, warm, dry seat and a good cup of coffee after walking through the amazing gardens. From that point of view, we should just have continued on to the shopping... More
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