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Tokugawa Art Museum

1017 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0023, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-935-6262
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While I found the museum to be an excellent collection and enjoyed the time with friends, I would... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Cheryl B
Good!.

Tokugawa Art museum is a little and nice museum located in the Garden. It's really easy to walk and... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
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1017 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0023, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

While I found the museum to be an excellent collection and enjoyed the time with friends, I would not have chosen here based on my experiences with these artifacts in Kyoto and other museums. That being said, it is very good just not for me

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Tokugawa Art museum is a little and nice museum located in the Garden. It's really easy to walk and worth the visit. I spent only 30 mins as I was running out of time. No pictures allowed!.

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Quite small museum and less Japanese art than I expected. Quiet and peaceful. I recommend visiting the garden, too. It's quite compact but refreshing.

2  Thank elinast2016
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The museum was far from the subway. When we got off the station, we did not know which direction and there was no sign. We asked a lot of locals and they did not know. Happened to see some teenagers school boys and were friendly...More

2  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is mostly about a young woman from Nagoya that was married to a Tokugawa shogun during the later years of the eco period. There are a lot of artifacts in the museum, worth a visit!

Thank HydraKid
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was so looking forward to visiting this museum after doing research on things to do in Nagoya. As a history buff, the hype and information on the web was irresistible. With over 1000 historical items in their collection, including several suits of armour worn...More

3  Thank geckopoo
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Unique, with large exhibits, of one of Japan's most (historically) important families. I have been the 4 times and I do not tire of the impact and beauty of the displys. It is not the largest museum but it is my favorite.. and I have...More

1  Thank reallyhungryguy
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was a late addition to our itinerary as we thought it was going to rain. Together with the gardens (see other review) it turned out to be the highlight of our day. The museum has some amazing exhibits from the Tokugawa period and they...More

Thank anzen
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great building with beautiful vistas out to the garden and grounds. Some highly informative displays about life in the palace. Also some first class exhibits including the scrolls. Some are copies but still marvellous. Combine this visit with a walk round the stunningly good gardens.

1  Thank AUSTIN l
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this museum was just outstanding. All displays minimalistic in the Japanese way. Samurai costumes on display were amazing.

1  Thank CEC939
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