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Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

Travel Guide - Japan Ukiyo-e Museum


In both quality and quantity, the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum is one of the most prominent wood-block print museums in Japan. The 10,000 piece collection includes calligraphy and wood-block printed books. The museum also contains many historically valuable wood-block prints, ranging from the early examples of the Ukiyo-e art to contemporary woodblock prints. These art works were collected by Sakai family spending 200 years. The family was also a patron of the great Ukiyo-e master Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando Hiroshige).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • Mondays
  • December 28 - January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,200 yen (General, Adult)
  • 600 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes taxi ride from Matsumoto Station on the JR lines or Alpico Kotsu Kamikochi Line
  • 15 minutes walk from Oniwa Station on the Alpico Kotsu Kamikochi Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2206-1, Shimadachi Koshiba, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0852


⌛The Platypus ⌛🍀 @aus_glassblower - 2020-09-22
@benegotherit One of them is in a museum in Kobe, Japan 😄 it's based on Hokusai's ukiyo-e of the dream of the fishe… https://t.co/dRHlvjbpjQ
Stevie @steviethewander - 2020-09-16
I bought my first Ukiyo-e at a museum in Shinjuku four years ago! Never get tired of seeing it on my wall!🥳🎈

__… https://t.co/tBW8FBI7y8
Saki @saki_hag_noe - 2020-09-01
[Grant for Ukiyo-e Research] The grants are applicable to academic research and study related to ukiyo-e, which are… https://t.co/xYQv8778tl
Sakura Hotel Jimbocho @jimbocho_hotel - 2020-08-31
I went to 'The UKIYO-E 2020 Japan's Three Ukiyo-e Collection' held at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art in Ueno! It… https://t.co/MfLjlS13NF
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-08-23
【Operating hours for Aug 24】

- The UKIYO-E 2020
*By advance reservation only

- Art Groups
- Museum… https://t.co/mofihGieoC
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-08-20
【The UKIYO-E 2020】
*By advance reservation only

▼#UKIYOE Reservation URL

The Ōta Memorial… https://t.co/lxYrSIBTdC
Sonisan @Sonisan_jp - 2020-08-17
Had a good time at the #ukiyoe2020 exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, in which you can admire the « t… https://t.co/CMQjsKsTVK
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-07-31
【The UKIYO-E 2020】
*By advance reservation only

▼#UKIYOE Reservation URL

Collections fro… https://t.co/Pa2DTBePet
Albert Lau @albertlaupiano - 2020-07-24
Morning at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum.

The ‘Draw Bridge’ by Van Gogh bears a striking resemblance to a Ukiyo-e w… https://t.co/oqrZlyfvEs
Hermes strategygroup @hermesstrategy - 2020-07-21
Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art is the first art museum in Japan to focus on the works of Edo Ukiyo-e… https://t.co/gOCQ10qp8o
David Llewellyn @TheDaiLlew - 2020-07-09
Four prints depicting Kabuki theatre by the Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865). These are among 2… https://t.co/9cOOhrZ11b
Kanpai! Japan @KanpaiJapan - 2020-06-24
[Today's Kanpai picture]
The Sumida Hokusai Museum - The ukiyo-e master’s collection
https://t.co/JXBC63MYH6 https://t.co/3yexaeNOtt
What's up in Kyoto @whatsupinkyoto - 2020-06-22
2x traditional Japan at the current exhibition of the Nishijin Asagi #museum

Ukiyo-e x Nishijin Brocade

See famou… https://t.co/du40CE7zCz
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2020-05-17
Exhibition Notes 2020-2019: Five Ukiyo-e Favorites (Tokyo Metropolitan Ed-Tokyo Museum) #art #museum #exhibition… https://t.co/wqWmXhRbsJ
gary® @oldman_c_ - 2020-04-10
Katsushika Hokusai
Rainstorm beneath the Summit
Date: c.1821
Style: Ukiyo-e
Series: Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji… https://t.co/7ZNKgtZLbQ
Mayor Ho-Yee 🔥Fyre Isle🔥 @feline_dacat - 2020-03-23
When we were last in Japan, we missed an ukiyo-e exhibition about cats. Now this museum is posting pics and it’s gr… https://t.co/ycpTTrBk9V
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2020-03-04
Katsushika Hokusai famously created the 'Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji' ukiyo-e series. See his original works at… https://t.co/OgVQgclZZu
Kanpai! Japan @KanpaiJapan - 2020-01-14
The Sumida Hokusai Museum - The ukiyo-e master’s collection https://t.co/iph0TRiHX6 [New post on Kanpai #Japan] https://t.co/huUuj4GBHg
Tavon @tavoncooke - 2020-01-12
Ukiyo-e exhibit featuring David Bowie.

#bowie #DavidBowie #ukiyo #japan #japanese #museum #wien #Vienna #Austria… https://t.co/l5nTa5Rcv4
Jonni Ooooo! @Thenorthernlad7 - 2019-12-31
Amazing Japanese ukiyo-e wood prints. #japan #ukiyoe #brightonartgallery @ Brighton Museum & Art Gallery https://t.co/rvfk6BzDCr
Emily Olive @EmilyOlive5 - 2019-12-11
Museum Open House : Made in Japan | Ukiyo-e Prints - Discover News Television
#museum #openhouse #museumopenhouse… https://t.co/yBehoED72V
Jorge Rodríguez @jrdelalamo - 2019-12-11
‘Last Ukiyo-e’ Exhibition at Ota Memorial Museum of Art Sheds Light on Meiji-Era Treasures https://t.co/4W1WEV0lQzhttps://t.co/tXIuhdSStR
KA WAI @genghis_ka_wai - 2019-12-07
Went to Ukiyo-e museum today and really loved all the art, but halfway thru realized half the paintings were of imp… https://t.co/EJyrbxr8EW
'Last Ukiyo-e' Exhibition at Ota Memorial Museum of Art Sheds Light on Meiji-Era Treasures | JAPAN Forward https://t.co/LBpnKuZFdg
内藤泰朗 @naityas - 2019-11-20
‘Last Ukiyo-e’ Exhibition at Ota Memorial Museum of Art Sheds Light on Meiji-Era Treasures
https://t.co/wwzBwOswne #JAPANForward
Brian Imagawa @rocketdog632 - 2019-11-13
An Ukiyo-e shop inside the Edo Museum. Ukiyo-e were like the comics and advertising posters of the era, sumo wrestl… https://t.co/Nkt06e2jkA
thewanderingwelsh @wanderinwelsh - 2019-11-06
Ukiyoe Small Museum in Kyoto features Japanese woodblock prints. Shown on the sign outside, the museum doesn't have… https://t.co/N1gd6h5B6k
Hammer Museum @hammer_museum - 2019-10-31
Hiroshige is best known for his landscape prints, a subject matter atypical of ukiyo-e works, which tended to focus… https://t.co/xQCvJhvzZp
Naomi Daw @Naomi_Daw - 2019-09-26
I’ve had a sneak peek of the ‘Floating Worlds: Japanese Woodcuts’ exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery today… https://t.co/5EAvoe4ouv
Taigataro @geisha_official - 2019-09-17
@miwa_kazune @tensame It is very beautiful! I have always wanted to visit Japan and go to an Art Museum! I like Uki… https://t.co/2ugtfYaLgd


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