Hoki Museum

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The Hoki Museum opened on November 3, 2010 as one of the few museums in the world dedicated to Realist paintings. Founder Masao Hoki assembled the museum's collection of approximately 500 examples of Realist paintings.
The Museum's building is located next to the verdant Showa-no-Mori Park, Chiba City's largest park, and consists of one above ground and two below ground stories featuring corridor-style galleries comprise 500 meters of exhibition space. One gallery is cantilevered to appear to be floating in space.
Approximately 150 works by around 60 artists are on display at any one time, including 36 paintings that form Japan's largest collection of works by Sousuke Morimoto, and others by artists such as Hiroshi Noda and Tadahiko Nakayama. Special displays feature the works of fifteen artists who have produced large-scale works for the museum's "My Best Work" series.

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Permanent Artists/Collection

Sosuke Morimoto, Hiroshi Noda, Tadahiko Nakayama, Tsuyoshi Isoe, Toshiro Aoki, Masayuki Hara, Hideo Ohya, Nobuyuki Shimamura, Hiroshi Ikushima, Atsushi Suwa, Kenichiro Ishiguro, Fumihiko Gomi, Osamu Obi, Toshihiro Ohata, Hiroshi Hada, Shuichi Fujihara, Xiaogang Li, Ryo Shiotani, Shigeo Matsuzawa, Masao Yokoo, Hideaki Nagata, Kazutoshi Kihara, Tsutomu Fujii, Ouka Fukui, Hiroki Yamamoto, Kazumasa Takahashi, Takehiro Tsuji, Fumihira Abiko, Takuji Matsumura, Ryo Watanuki, Shigeru Sone, Kazuhiro Uno, Ikuo Iwamoto, Yoichi Ishida, Yuko Nagayama, Emi Hiroto, Hiroshi Nakane, Kozo Izawa, Junkichi Mukai, Masahiko Yamanaka, Makoto Yoshikawa, Adolf Sehring, Dario Campanile

Opening hours

From 10:00 to 17:30
Closed on Tuesdays
Note:Open on public holiday Tuesday but closed on the following day. By appointment only.


Adults ¥1830; University and High School Students, Seniors 65 & Over ¥1320, Junior High School Students ¥910; Elementary School Students and Under free.


Address: 3-15 Asumigaokahigashi, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 267-0067
Phone: 043-205-1500

20 minute walk from the South exit of Toke Station on the JR Sotobo line; From the South exit of Toke Station on the JR Sotobo line, take the Chiba-Chuo bus and get off at Asumigaoka Higashi 4-Chome.

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