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Shimane Art Museum is closed
for renovations.*The museum will reopen in May 2022 [planned]

Museum by the Lake, Bathed in Evening SunMuseum by the Lake, Bathed in Evening Sun

Shimane Art Museum, standing on the shore of Shinjiko Lake, is an art museum with the theme of harmonizing with water.
From March to September, we are open until 30 minutes after sunset to allow you to enjoy the view of Shinjiko Lake at dusk from the museum, which was selected in the ‘Japan Sunset Best 100.’

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Opening Hours

October - February     
10:00 - 18:30
March - September     
10:00 - 30minutes after sunset
(Admission ends 30 mins. before closing time)

Sunset Schedule

Closed

Tuesdays and December 28 - January 1
(when a national holiday falls on Tuesday, the museum is open and is closed on the following day)

Closed days may change according to the schedule of the special exhibitions

Calendar

Access

  • 15 minute walk from JR Matsue Station.
  • City bus ‘minamijunkansen(82 Uchi)’ from JR Matsue Station(Bus stop No.1) to “Kenritsu bijutsukan-mae”(about 6 mins.)
  • City loop bus ‘lake line’ to “Kenritsu bijutsukan-mae”
  • 5 minute drive from Sanin Expressway(Matsue-nishi off-ramp)

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Parking

Operating Hours     8:00 - 21:30
Parking Fees            free for first 3 hours

Admission

Museum Collection
Figures in parentheses show the group admission fee of 20 people or more

Museum Collection
Museum Collection
Adults 300 (240)yen
College students 200 (160)yen
High school students and younger Free
  • Presentation of a valid passport or Alien Registration Card entitles international visitors to a 50% discount on the special exhibition admission fee.
    (Admission for special exhibition varies according to each exhibition)
  • If you see both the collection and special exhibitions on the same day, admission of the collection will be half price.
  • Viewing is free for visitors with a certificate of physical disability, rehabilitation, or mental disability; chaperons are also free.

Artwork Commentary Service

Using the smartphone application “Pocket Curator,” commentary of the museum and around 120 artworks is available.
There is support for Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean. Audio guides are also available in Japanese and English.

The app “Pocket Curator” is required for this service.
Please download the application from the following site.

Developer's site

Contact

Shimane Art Museum
1-5 Sodeshi-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane-ken 690-0049
TEL: 81-852-55-4700 (Operator) /FAX: 81-852-55-4714
https://www.shimane-art-museum.jp

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