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Exciting cultural facilities nestled in a beautiful cityscape
Okayama Culture Zone

The heart of Okayama City features numerous locations where visitors can feel Japan’s samurai culture
and experience modern Japanese art.

Yumeji Art Museum

Yumeji Art Museum

Yumeji Takehisa, “Tatsuta Hime” (part), Yumeji Art Museum Collection

The Yumeji Art Museum features a collection of works by Okayama-born poet, artist, and designer Yumeji Takehisa. The museum cafe and gift shop are also popular.

Location 2-1-32 Hama, Naka Ward, Okayama City 
Telephone Number 086-271-1000 
Opening Hours 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Admission until 4:30 pm)
Closed Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a holiday)
and New Year’s Holiday
Fee/Fare (in Japanese yen) Adults ¥700
Website http://yumeji-art-museum.com/07_index-e.html
Cafe available

Hayashibara Museum of Art

Hayashibara Museum of Art

Presenting various themed exhibits featuring furniture, swords and other weapons belonging to the Ikeda Clan that ruled Okayama, East Asian art, and other items.
※Photo for illustrative purposes only.

Location 2-7-15 Marunouchi, Kita Ward, Okayama City
Telephone Number 086-223-1733
Opening Hours 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Admission until 4:30 pm)
Closed Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a holiday), New Year’s Holiday, and while switching exhibits (irregular schedule)
Fee/Fare (in Japanese yen) General ¥500 (Special exhibit fees determined independently)
Website http://www.hayashibara-museumofart.jp/data/en/
Cafe available

Okayama Orient Museum

Okayama Orient Museum

The Okayama Orient Museum is the only public art museum in Japan that features art from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt.

Location 9-31 Tenjincho, Kita Ward, Okayama City
Telephone Number 086-232-3636
Opening Hours 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Admission until 4:30 pm)
Closed Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a holiday), New Year’s Holiday, and while switching exhibits
Fee/Fare (in Japanese yen) General ¥300
Website http://www.orientmuseum.jp/page08.php
Cafe available

Renaiss Hall

Renaiss Hall

Renaiss Hall—a renovated bank originally built in 1922—offers a glimpse of history with visitors welcome to enjoy tea in the old archive storage facility.

Location 1-6-20 Uchisange, Kita Ward, Okayama City
Telephone Number 086-225-3003
Opening Hours 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Closed Tuesdays (or the following day if Tuesday is a holiday)
Fee/Fare (in Japanese yen) Varies by event
Website http://www.renaiss.or.jp/index.html
Cafe available

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