MOA museum in Atami

beautiful and quiet location

MOA museum in Atami

MOA Museum of Art in Atami is a very quiet and beautiful museum, housing many Japanese art collections, including national treasures.  However, at any one time, only a handful will be on display, so check the special exhibitions and the schedule, before you go.  The English explanation is very good, too.  Y1600 per person for admission.

1 MOA Museum of Art in Atami

2 Location and access

3 Inside the MOA Museum of Art in Atami

4 Enjoy Atami and its hot spring


2 Location and Access

The location, on top of the mountain, looking down on Sagami bay, is special and the garden is large and open.  If the weather is good, it is a good idea to enjoy the walk.

It also has a lot of choices to relax and enjoy a meal.  Cafe, Japanese food, French food, tea house and so on.

Access by bus- from bus terminal 8 in front of Atami station, it is 7 minutes to MOA Museum

Taxi- from the Atami station, it takes 5 minutes.


3 Inside MOA Museum of Art in Atami

Tea leaf jar by Nonomura Ninsei, national treasure, 17th Century, Kyoto

You can also enjoy the view from the inside.  There are lots of places to rest, which is nice.

4 Enjoy Atami and its hot springs


Enjoy the museum and also this area, Atami, with many Japanese style ryokan as well as Western style hotel.  The hot spring is one of the oldest in Japan!

Access from Tokyo is very easy, less than an hour by bullet train.

This site introduces places where English menu is available.


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