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Ichihara Lakeside Museum 市原湖畔美術館

Ichihara Lakeside Museum Ichihara Lakeside Museum
Ichihara Lakeside Museum Ichihara Lakeside Museum

photo: Tadashi Endo

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A modern art museum by a lake, with fun workshops for kids and adults

The museum holds special exhibitions focusing on contemporary art, and has a permanent exhibition featuring the works of Yukio Fukazawa, a leading figure in post-war copperplate art. Works exhibited include the very cutting edge of art from Japan as well as from overseas.

The museum also hosts special exhibitions and displays of crafts, as well as art workshops that adults and children alike can enjoy.

How to Get There

The easiest way to reach the museum is by train.

From Tokyo Station , take the Sobu Line to Chiba Station. And from Chiba station, take the Uchibo Line to JR Goi Station, transfer to Kominato Railway and get off at Takataki Station. It is a 20-minute walk from Takataki Station.

A work of art

The building itself is a work of art. Its curved walls and interior walkways are designed to harmonize with the surrounding natural beauty, especially Lake Takataki.

A museum surrounded by a lake

From various parts of the museum, you can enjoy wonderful views of Lake Takataki and the lush greenery that surrounds it. The museum has a 28-meter observation tower that offers a sweeping view of the surrounding area. The museum grounds also offer works of art, such as a giant dragonfly, and a pier that goes out over the lake.

A creative hub

Ichihara Lakeside Museum is more than just an art museum. It's a creative hub for the region that offers workshops, educational activities, and cultural activities.

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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