Hagi Uragami Museum was established in 1996. It is a spacious area, designed by architect Tange Kenzo, exhibiting around 4,800 ukiyo-e or woodblock prints, including the famous The Great Wave off Kanagawa and portraits of Kabuki. The collection was donated by the businessmen from the city of Hagi.
An extensive collection of ceramic works and porcelain from 15th century China and Korea are also displayed.
The museum is near the Kumaya Museum of Art and Kikuya House in Jokamachi district of Yamaguchi.
The museum can be reached via JR Higashi-Hagi Station. From there, you can ride a taxi to take you to the museum.
Hagi Uragami Museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:00 to 17:00. Regular admission fee costs 300 yen.
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