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Miho Museum

Travel Guide - Miho Museum

InformationInformation

This museum is built so as to melt into the mountains of Shigaraki. To preserve its environment, more than 80% of the building is underground. And the exhibits are as impressive as the architecture. Works on display are selected from a collection more than 2,000, and include pieces of from the Nara and Heian periods (8th – 12th centuries).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:00 *admission until 16:00

ClosedClosed

  • Irregular

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,100 yen (General, Adult)
  • 800 yen (Student)
  • 300 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 50 minutes from JR Ishiyama Station by the bus bound for Miho-Hakubutsukan. Get off at the last stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 300, Shigarakicho Tashiro, Koka-shi, Shiga, 529-1814

TweetsTweets

momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2021-01-16
This's museum in the mountains
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Willows,Bridge,Waterwheel
by Hasegawa Tōhaku
Japan
17centur… https://t.co/EDOVzxPwVz
chillinkansai @chillinkansai - 2021-01-15
@AlfieJapanorama @realtimdesuyo I haven’t been out there in a while, so I can’t remember the layout well, but maybe… https://t.co/wFaBCqJASZ
Christopher Polt | Tofte 🏳️‍🌈 @CBPolt - 2021-01-13
First in our ancient animal art & 'fact' series: lynx! A couple of Parthian rhyta (horn-shaped drinking cups), 1st… https://t.co/as3ihH8VhA
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2021-01-12
This's museum in the mountains
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Goblet with Vulture and Bulls
Northern Afghanistan
Late3rd-… https://t.co/J8hc9DwNmk
☀️ chex dc | COMMS OPEN ☀️ @chexmakes - 2021-01-10
@SnailRoyal MIHO I STILL LOVE THE WAY THIS TURNED OUT!!! THE LAYOUT AND THOSE FRAMES 🥺🥺🥺 THE ART MUSEUM IDEA IS SO GOOD!!!
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2021-01-01
This's museum in the mountains
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Daikokuten
(Incarnation that calls fortune、wealth)
by Ogata… https://t.co/hWdKApSSRK
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-12-29
This's museum in the mountains
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Statuette of a hippopotamus
Egypt
MiddleKingdom
21-17c B.C.… https://t.co/m7EMzkH26a
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-12-22
This's museum in the mountains
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Standing Woman with Dog
China
8th century

A woman who wear… https://t.co/E3H0s0vzZa
Digital Ghost @NXMXGOLDXX - 2020-12-20
It was the Miho Museum near Kyoto, after all ~
Maura Ryan @MauraRyan97 - 2020-12-17
no thoughts only appreciation for I.M. Pei’s Miho Museum design https://t.co/0MSvKtVHV4
Maura Ryan @MauraRyan97 - 2020-12-17
no thoughts only appreciation for I.M. Pei’s Miho Museum design https://t.co/0MSvKtVHV4
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-12-15
This's museum in the mountains.
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC

Pendant in Form of Winged Spirit
Achaemenid Persian
Around… https://t.co/AxWSduvF0N
Maria Tatiana @ColorsAndStones - 2020-12-14
For #MosaicMonday Dionysus discovering Ariadne abandoned by Theseus on Naxos.
On the left stands Maron (Silen), the… https://t.co/1IY6V5RY99
Shiva @ShivaMehra_in - 2020-12-14
@BaghdadOfPersis Another one in Miho Museum, Japan.
https://t.co/sncpzlOeUT https://t.co/nFPu08eA0Q
Maria Tatiana @ColorsAndStones - 2020-12-11
Big, round and beautiful 🐴

Ornament / brooch made of hammered sheet of gold with a horse head in low relief. Diame… https://t.co/3B1af51PMz
Maria Tatiana @ColorsAndStones - 2020-12-11
Lion-griffin, beautiful creature from the Black Sea region. It's a part of rhyton made of silver and partially gild… https://t.co/widP9kdPP2
Maria Tatiana @ColorsAndStones - 2020-12-11
Shallow bowls with a #rosette pattern. Made of silver, they have a gilded pattern on the inner surface. Made 4th C… https://t.co/oNGhwpkrwD
dennysse @epiklab - 2020-12-09
Miho Museum in Shiga Prefecture designed by IM Pei who also did the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre.… https://t.co/N8tkhcGhYD
Daphne Four Seasons Total Landscaping Mir @daphne_mir - 2020-12-08
Last year today, Zach & I explored Fushimi Inari and the Miho Museum. Today I went to the alley next to my house to… https://t.co/TdLhvKLq7U
Pannonius @RomAeth - 2020-12-08
Mosaic Glass Inlay with Apis Bull
Late Ptolemaic to Roman period,
1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D. Miho Museum https://t.co/ngm0WvrkAX
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-12-08
Exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December13th

Landscape
by Ogata Kōrin
18Century

The scenery of the vast estua… https://t.co/yxZDqXENJX
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-12-01
Exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December13th

Standing Eleven-headed Kannon
9-12century
Japan

A 1.73m high Kan… https://t.co/s8DW79UcGo
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-11-24
Exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5pKP1c
〜December13th
Plovers over Thin Ice
by Maruyama Ōkyo
Japan
18Century
Two little… https://t.co/b0Bx8J2IGu
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-11-16
Special exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December13th

Cherry Blossoms in Saga Kyoto
by Yosa Buson 
Japan
18c

A… https://t.co/AERFz4pCLO
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-11-09
Special exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December13th
Flat Quiver with Phoenix&Holy floral
Japan
12century
Gorge… https://t.co/6EKBjuQSaq
My Beautiful Destination @MyBeauDes - 2020-11-08
Gold, lapis lazuli, Persian turquoise, onyx, rock crystal Bracelet
Iran -Persia, Achaemenid period, Mid-6th to 4t… https://t.co/M4xAePcp1c
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-11-02
Special exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December 13th

Horses
by Kaihō Yushō
Japan
17century

Horses that bodie… https://t.co/RTBGyj8P59
Philjeuwbens Aditya Rahantoknam 🤴🏼 @philjeuwbens - 2020-10-30
The Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 Fashion Show at the Miho Museum near Kyoto... https://t.co/TRz0pP2tSe via @YouTube
Philjeuwbens Aditya Rahantoknam 🤴🏼 @philjeuwbens - 2020-10-30
The Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 Fashion Show at the Miho Museum near Kyoto... https://t.co/TRz0pP2tSe via @YouTube
momotarou@museum_in_mt. @museum_in_mt_u - 2020-10-26
Special exhibition
https://t.co/pnVJ5ptdCC
〜December 13th

Scenes from The Tale of Genji
Japan
17century

Various s… https://t.co/1SEdqkT8qZ
Dan Castellano @ninja_padrino - 2020-10-17
Miho Museum is a remarkable structure designed by I.M. Pei, set in the Shigaraki Mountains it’s quite the scenic ge… https://t.co/tJlsL0HnG9
Eduardo García-Molina @eduardo_garcmol - 2020-10-15
Two more mosaic glass inlays from Ptolemaic-Roman Egypt.

The first depicts a mask of a maenad, the dancing female… https://t.co/d9JSDVxRy8

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