THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, WAKAYAMA

和歌山県立近代美術館

Information

Address
1-4-14 Fukiage Wakayama-City
〒640-8137 和歌山市吹上1-4-14
Access
A 2-minute walk from KENCHO-MAE bus stop
South of the Wakayama Castle, across the intersection “Wakayama Prefecture Office (Kencho mae)”
Open Hours
9:30-17:00 (gate closes at 16:30) from Tuesday to Sunday
Closed on Monday (except when Monday is part of the holiday weekend, then the next day is closed, instead of Monday)
New Year Holiday: December 29 to January 3
Closed periodically: During the period when museum reorganizes its display
Phone Number
+81-73-436-8690
Website
http://www.momaw.jp/language/english/
Wi-Fi
Parking

The unique building of the Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, presents a beautiful contrast with the traditional Japanese architecture of the Wakayama Castle and its famous rooftop that is seen nearby surrounded by urban greenery. The building was designed by Kisho Kurokawa.

The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, has a rich collection of home-town Wakayama artists, such as Kigai Kawaguchi and Banka Nonagase.

1.Permanent Exhibition: General public ¥350 , University student ¥240
*For more detail about group rate, please see website.
2.Special Exhibition: Different admission fees
*Special Exhibition ticket also includes fee for Permanent Exhibition
3.Admission fees are free for high school student or younger, senior citizen (>65), people with disability, exchange students and foreign students living in Wakayama, for both Permanent Exhibition and Special Exhibition
*It still requires an admission ticket. Please show the relevant ID card (student ID etc.) at Information Desk.
4.About Discount and Fee Waiver, please see website