Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

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The Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art opened to the public in 1978. It stands firm in its commitment to cultivating artistic culture. Starting with its acquisition of Jean-François Millet's "The Sower," it has continually expanded its collection, adding paintings by Millet, Corot, Rousseau, other Barbizon School artists, as well as major European landscape artists.
The museum has come to be known as the "Museum of Millet." Furthermore, it has amassed a dynamic collection of modern and contemporary Japanese artists surpassing 10,000 works.

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Has a shopHas a parkingHas a restaurant/cafeHas a library/BookstoreAccessible to disabled persons

Permanent Artists/Collection

Jean-François Millet, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Hideo Ogiwara

Opening hours

From 9:00 to 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Open on public holidays but closed on the following day (unless this falls on a Sunday when the venue will open). Closed during the New Year holidays.


Adults ¥520; University Students ¥220; High School Students and Under, Seniors 65 & Over and Persons with Disability Certificates + Companions free. Special Exhibition Fees may be charged separately.


Address: 1-4-27 Kugawa, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken 400-0065
Phone: 055-228-3322 Fax: 055-228-3324

From the South exit of Kofu Station on the JR Chuo line, take the bus for Shikishima Eigyosho or Nirasaki Station or Kugawa Danchi and get off at Yamanashi Kenritsu Bijutsukan-mae. The venue is a short walk from there.

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