The Tezen Museum is housed in an Edo Period (1603 - 1868) building, which was once used as a rice and Sake storage facility for a Sake brewery until the Meiji Restoration (1867 - 1868). Visitors can enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the store room, their collection, and the gardens. The collection of the museum comprises of several hundred porcelain, lacquer, metal, wood and other hand-crafted pieces as well as daily-usage items from the ancient Izumo Region. The museum aims to introduce a wide variety of Japanese art, handcrafts, and culture.
- 9:00 - 16:30
- Tuesdays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
- Year-end and New Year's holidays
Price / Entrance Fee
- 600 yen (General, Adult)
- 400 yen (Child)
Access / Public Transport
- 15 minutes walk from Izumo-taisha-mae Station on the Ichibata Electric Railway Taisha Line
- 30 minutes from JR Izumoshi Station by the bus bound for Izumo-taisha / Hinomisaki. Get off at Izumo-taisha Bus stop, then walk 10 minutes.
Address / Location
- 2450-1, Taishacho Kizukinishi, Izumo-shi, Shimane, 699-0751
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