Ohara Museum of Art -Monet’s “Water Lilies”（Kurashiki City）
Water Lilies which bloom in the pond of the courtyard at Ohara Museum of Art are very valuable as they were propagated from the garden at the residence of “Claude Monet (French impressionist painter)”. A pink color and yellow color flower bloom, and visitors can enjoy them until late October. Why don’t you compare them with the painting displayed in the main building?
Japan’s first private museum of Western art, awarded 2 stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan
The symbol of the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, this private museum features Western works of art in an eye-catching building styled after a Greek temple. Based on Ohara Magosaburo’s collection of Western art, Ohara Museum of Art features a large collection of world-famous paintings and work such as one of El Greco’s “Annunciation” and Monet’s “Water Lilies.” The museum also features a pond with water lilies propagated from Monet’s residence. The museum shop offers a variety of products for visitors to purchase. Audio guides are also available (in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Korean).
- 1-1-15, Chuo, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture
- 15 min on foot from JR Kurashiki Sta.
- Business Hours
- 9:00am – 5:00pm (last admission 4:30pm)
- Mondays (open if Monday is a holiday or a substitute holiday)
Summer (late July – August), No closing days in October
- General 1,300 yen; students 800 yen (university), 500 yen (senior high, junior high, and elementary)