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Shimane Art Museum

Travel Guide - Shimane Art Museum


Situated on Lake Shinji's shore, Shimane Art Museum, opened in 1999, is famous for its beautiful sunsets. The museum stays open an extra 30 minutes past sundown from March through September so that visitors can enjoy the view of setting sun.
The museum has exhibited works by an array of artists, from renowned native Japanese artists to European masters, including Courbet, Monet, and Rodin. the museum also supports local work by artists associated with Shimane Prefecture. It also features a variety of interesting souvenirs in the gift shop.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 30 minutes after sunset (March - September)
  • 10:00 - 18:30 (October - February)


  • Tuesdays
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Regular exhibition: 1,000 yen (General, Adult)
  • Regular exhibition: 600 yen (University student)
  • Regular exhibition: 300 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 17 minutes walk from JR Matsue Station
  • 6 minutes from JR Matsue Station by Matsue City Bus Southern Inner Loop. Get off at Kenritsu Bijutsukan-mae Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-5, Sodeshicho, Matsue-shi, Shimane, 690-0049


SimonBarreBrisebois @SBarrBrisebois - 2019-10-08
the Shimane museum holds gr8 world art. From Rodin to Gauguin. And lots of talented Japan artists. #Letter #PS4share https://t.co/OMoE75eviG
bittenapple @bittenapple - 2019-10-08
Adachi Museum of Art - Shimane via @TokyoStreetView
美国日本 @aikoku1127 - 2019-10-08
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Duart McLean @DuartTara - 2019-10-01
please listen to the sound of running water

Shimane, Izumo Taisha, Shinjiko, Miho Shrine, Adachi Museum of Art 島根… https://t.co/Y8icS0X0kY
FHD Tokyo @fhdtokyo - 2019-08-27
One of my favorite museum is Adachi Museum in Shimane prefecture.
The garden is the most beautiful one in Japan.… https://t.co/cEXpt8WQ8A
Yuichi Joe Kawabata @yuuchan_00 - 2019-08-26
Close to ART: Shimane Art Museum - 15 Minutes - TV | NHK WORLD-JAPAN Live & Programs https://t.co/kQSsfVB51h
PQube Games @PQubeGames - 2019-08-24
Yukari is a curator at Shimane Art Museum. As a child, she was always compared to her talented older sister, which… https://t.co/MP4uxvaysB
Misa @MatueMisako - 2019-08-20

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Misa @MatueMisako - 2019-08-20

Close to ART: Shimane Art Museum
Live & Programs

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Misa @MatueMisako - 2019-08-20
Close to ART: Shimane Art Museum
Live & Programs

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kenkou @s008008a - 2019-08-18
Close to ART: Shimane Art Museum - 15 Minutes | NHK WORLD-JAPAN On Demand - https://t.co/UfbymXBEvF via @Shareaholic
富野由悠季の世界展 @tominoexhibiti1 - 2019-08-15
Tomino's retsospective show is on now! we are looking forward to seeing you at the museum!
Asger R. Christensen @asgerrojle - 2019-08-06
Art into a landscape garden - Adachi Museum of Art is an amazing place - #shimane #sanin #yasugi @ 足立美術館 Adachi Mus… https://t.co/jLtct3f8lW
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-07-16
【Shimane Prefecture】 Shimane Prefectural Iwami Museum of Art Collection Exhibition “Forests and Artists of the Impe… https://t.co/auKwsebK2H
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-06-27
【Shimane Prefecture】 An exhibition featuring female artists representing Ogura Yumeto, a modern Japanese artist, an… https://t.co/6NibrNkoER
ごっちん @goto8080 - 2019-06-26
I highly recommend to go to Adachi art museum.
You can see very Japanese style garden. It takes 1 and half hour at… https://t.co/uOtqKWNDKR
Simon Minter @simonminter - 2019-06-09
More pictures from nice gardens, for those who like this kind of thing: Yūshi-en and Adachi Museum of Art

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自由が丘の小さな床屋さん / Riyo Rocca @MasterRocca - 2019-06-04
Thank you so much for coming today. How did you feel about your today's hair style? See you soon!

・Adachi Hanga (f… https://t.co/nKRvDFHBof
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-05-30
[Shimane Prefecture] Shimane Prefectural Iwami Art Museum Collection Exhibition “Netsuke-Edo’s playful spirit and g… https://t.co/uWuu90TzlP
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-05-30
[Shimane Prefecture] Shimane Prefectural Iwami Museum of Art Collection Exhibition “Hori Mori” https://t.co/d1HaW5WDNp
Bakunen - Rare Photobooks Store @Bakunen_Photo - 2019-05-07
Daido Moriyama - Hunter of Light, 1965-2003 - 2003 - Published by Shimane Art Museum and NHK Educational - 324 pag… https://t.co/5EmMLdH8vW
Japan Australia @Japan_Australia - 2019-05-06
@RobGossWriter Great choices there Rob! I love the moss temple (Kokedera) in Kyoto and Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu… https://t.co/kpcm51DKYQ
Japanese Beauty @JapaneseBeauty2 - 2019-04-24
The #Adachi Museum of Art (足立美術館Adachi Bijutsukan) opened in #Yasugi, Shimane Prefecture, #Japan in 1970. It houses… https://t.co/vVnbhn8tl4
Jay Lakkis @j7l7 - 2019-04-24
A day trip to Yasugi, in the Shimane prefecture, to visit the #Adachi Museum of Art with its beautiful #Japanese ga… https://t.co/VTdLCPhpqe
Jay Lakkis @j7l7 - 2019-04-24
When the boat roof goes down, this is what happens.
A day trip to Yasugi, in the Shimane prefecture, to visit the… https://t.co/a2Or5y0fUo
Real JapaneseGardens @RealJapanGarden - 2019-04-23
In the area around Matsue in Shimane prefecture you will not only find the amazing gardens of the Adachi Museum of… https://t.co/CVCnrAY3dp
baufinanciaphaster @bauhiniacapital - 2019-04-19
@SheilaSmithCFR Adachi Museum of Art in Shimane, in the first tweet, and the Izumo Taisha (Shrine) in the second.… https://t.co/5djbMoCUZu
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2019-04-17
'Points and Lines, Color, Shape: Art of Shimane' at Iwami Art Museum https://t.co/RwzpRfSde3
Sightseeing Japan @SightseeingJap1 - 2019-04-09
* Shimane Artrip (1)-Shimane Prefectural Museum of Art https://t.co/lhZEKKCAQE https://t.co/8QhGn7gZlt
YOLO JAPAN @yolojapan2016 - 2019-03-25
The Adachi Museum of Art in Shimane has been rated with the best garden in Japan for the 16th consecutive year. 🌳🌲… https://t.co/wL7q08LDa2


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