21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Kanazawa

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Admire a range of modern masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, home to a selection of rotating exhibits. The museum's extensive collection mostly concentrates on pieces created after 1980, with both foreign and Japanese artists represented. Don't miss the swimming pool display, which features an optical illusion placing guests under the "surface" of the water. Check the museum website for information on temporary exhibits, traveling collections, and special events. Put 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kanazawa day trip planner.
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  • The worst experience we had at a museum - thanks to the employees of the museum. The 'nanny' guides in the museum are in fact 'guards' for the museum pieces. They are completely focused on... 
    The worst experience we had at a museum - thanks to the employees of the museum. The 'nanny' guides in the museum are in fact 'guards' for the museum pieces. They are completely focused on...  more »
  • I noticed a request in this window asking what could be done to improve this Attraction, so I will address that first - Level the site and plant the area with grass. More attractive. More... 
    I noticed a request in this window asking what could be done to improve this Attraction, so I will address that first - Level the site and plant the area with grass. More attractive. More...  more »
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  • There is a regular collection. Also from time to time there were multiple special collections. The problem is from the main entrance different collections are in different areas. But there is no proper map or mark. You need to ask the staff. Also drinks are not allowed inside. It is difficult to stay long in summer time. It is worth a visit if you are interested in art.
  • This is a beautiful museum, showcasing amazing modern Japanese and international art. The circular design of the building encourages exploration of the space itself, as well as the permanent collections and exhibitions. The famous “pool” attracts a lot of tourists but the reminder of the space is much calmer.

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