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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

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The museum exhibits contemporary art from all over the world as a museum that moves in step with contemporary society. Visitors can enjoy works of art on display inside and outside that blend in with the museum building, with all of their five senses. The circular building with no "front" was designed on the concept of being a "museum open to the city like a park." It was designed by the duo, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA who won a Pritzker Architecture Prize for it, said to be the Nobel Prize in the world of architecture.

Street address

1-2-2 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City

Access

  • Joka-machi Kanazawa Shuyu Bus (Kanazawa Loop Bus):
    1 minute on foot from Hirosaka / 21st Century Museum bus stop

Opening Hours

10:00 - 18:00
Fridays and Saturdays: 10:00 - 20:00

Closed

Mondays

Website

https://www.kanazawa21.jp/en/

Best season

All year

Point

Free admission
Admission fee for exhibition zone

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