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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu - Izu Peninsula
MOA Museum of Art 
# 10   of 11 most visited sights
in Izu Peninsula

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The MOA Museum of Art (MOA Bijutsukan) is spectacularly located in the slopes above Atami, exhibiting an impressive collection of Japanese and East Asian art.

Among the exhibits are three national treasures and numerous important cultural properties, including paintings, works of calligraphy, sculptures and other crafts. The museum also features a Japanese style garden with tea houses and a noh theater.

The MOA Museum of Art was opened in 1982 by the Mokichi Okada Association (MOA). Okada Mokichi was an avid art collector who lived from 1882 to 1955 and also founded the Hakone Museum of Art in Gora.

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How to get there
The MOA Museum of Art is located in Atami at the northeastern coast of the Izu Peninsula. It can be reached in a 7 minute bus ride from Atami Station. Buses depart about every ten minutes and are operated by Tokai Bus. The one way fare is 170 yen.

How to get to and around the Izu Peninsula

Hours and Fees
Hours:9:30 to 16:30 (entry until 16:00)
Closed:Thursdays (unless Thursday is a national holiday)
December 25-31 and January 4-7
A small number of irregular closures
Admission:1600 yen

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