The Suiboku Museum, Toyama 富山県水墨美術館

An art gallery showing you the process behind suiboku-ga, modern Japanese ink wash paintings

The Suiboku Museum, Toyama is one of the few art galleries in Japan where you can learn about the background of the modern Japanese style of suiboku-ga, an ancient ink wash painting technique that originated in China. The permanent exhibitions include works by prominent modern suiboku-ga painters such as Taikan Yokoyama and Seiho Takeuchi, as well as various artists from Toyama. Special exhibitions feature a variety of beautiful Japanese art forms such as dyed textiles and ceramics in addition to suiboku-ga. Other facilities include a screening hall, library and Tea Ceremony Room”Bokkouan”. The Suiboku Museum, Toyama provides a cultural experience that will soothe your soul.

Toyama City
Museums Art and Design


Address 930-0887 富山県富山市五福777
Telephone Number 076-431-3719
Opening Times 9:30am-6:00pm (no entry after 5:30pm)
Closed Mondays (except public holidays), the day after public holidays , New Year period
Prices Permanent exhibition: General admission: ¥200 (¥160*), University students: ¥160 (¥100*). *For groups of 20 and larger
Car Park 165 spaces (7 spaces for buses)
Parking fee: Free
Getting There Take a Toyama City Tram bound for Daigaku-mae from in front of Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line to Shin-toyama. Approx. 10 minute walk from Shin-toyama stop.
Approx. 10 minutes by car from Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line
Approx. 25 minutes by car from Toyama Kitokito Airport
Approx. 20 minutes by car from the Toyama Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway

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