The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Japan

Travel Guide - The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Japan


Isamu Noguchi was a prominent Japanese American sculptor and landscape architect of the 20th century.
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Japan is an extension of his museum in New York.
This is an open-air museum that displays more than 150 of his sculptures (includes unfinished works) and reconstructed pavilions selected by Isamu Noguchi himself.
Actually he lived here for 20 years since 1969 and his residence at that time is also displayed.

To visit the museum, you need to make a reservation by fax or e-mail (or by a reply-paid card if you live in Japan).
Please check the link below for details.

Opening Hours

  • From 10:00, 13:00, and 15:00 (About one hour for each time)


  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Sundays
  • Several days in mid-August
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes taxi ride from JR Yashima Station
  • 30 minutes from JR Takamatsu Station by the bus bound for Aji. Get off at Inori-iwa / Yoichi-Koen-mae Bus stop.

Address / Location

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