Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa

Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa

Hiroshi Senju is an art museum, displaying beautiful art work created by a Japanese artist, Hiroshi Senju who is known for his huge waterfall painting. His art work is a result of the perfect combination of art and nature. He uses natural ingredients as the material in his work, such as rocks or shells. Other than art pieces, this museum stands out because of its design. The building is designed by Ryue Nishizawa, a famous Japanese architects, who has won many prizes for his architectures. This design links the natural surroundings with the art pieces exhibited as a background.

Notes :Photo-taking is not allowed inside the museum.

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Photo by Daici ano, hiroshi senju museum karuizawa

 

Photo by Daici ano, hiroshi senju museum karuizawa
Photo by Daici ano, hiroshi senju museum karuizawa

 

Photo by Nacasa & Partners Inc., hiroshi senju museum karuizawa
Photo by Nacasa & Partners Inc., hiroshi senju museum karuizawa

In front of the parking lot, the museum shop is provided in a well-designed building, along with Karuizawa’s famous bakery shop, Asanoya.

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The museum also include a garden called “Color Leaf Garden”, with different types of colourful plants, worth visiting in any season.

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There is also an occasional gallery, where special short-term exhibitions and events will be held.

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Official Website : http://www.senju-museum.jp/en/

Access :

5 minutes from Naka Karuizawa Station by Taxi.

10-minute-walk from Tsuruya

Opening Hours :

9:30 – 17:00

Closed on Tuesday

July to September: Open 7 days a week

Closed for the winter: December 26 to the end of February

Tickets are sold at the machine in front of the entrance :

Adults : 1200 Yen

College or High School Students : 800 Yen

Elem, Jr High, younger and Handicapped visitors : Free

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