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河口湖ミューズ館 Kawaguchiko Muse Museum

  • Culture / Art / History (Art museums / Galleries)
  • Around Fujigoko
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District
Around Fujigoko
Address
923 Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi 401-0302, Japan
Category
  • Culture / Art / History (Art museums / Galleries)
Opening Hours
9:00-17:00
Website
http://www.musekan.net/english.php
Tel.
+81-555-72-5258
Date of post:2015/07/14

Beautiful and distinctive dolls by Yūki Atae

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This museum is located in Yagisaki Park on the southern shore of Lake Kawaguchi and displays works of Yūki Atae, one of the most prominent Japanese doll artists. He developed his own doll-making technique by incorporating a method to make mannequin he learned through his work in his earlier age. Visitors here will appreciate exquisite pieces of art work, from detailed facial expression of dolls to wrinkles of their clothes and will be immersed in Mr. Atae’s unique world. Unfortunately, it is not allowed to take photos inside exhibition halls but pictures will surely stay in your memories. The museum has received two stars in Michelin Green Guide Japon. It is also nice to take a walk in Yagisaki Park along Lake Kawaguchi. The park is filled with lavender flowers from late June to mid-July.

There are three exhibition halls in the museum. Two of them house Mr. Atae’s masterpieces and another is used for special temporary exhibition. It also has a souvenir shop and a tea room with a nice view.

The facility is barrier-free. The entrance is 600yen. Business hour is from 9:00am to 5:00pm, entry before 4:30pm. 10 minutes bus ride from Kawaguchiko station.

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