21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Address :1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa, Japan 920-8509
Phone:+81-(0)76-220-2800
Facsimile:+81-(0)76-220-2802

ACCESS

From Komatsu Airport

About 40 min by Airport Limousine bus. Get off at Kanazawa Station west gate (terminal). Transfer to local-line Bus.

From JR Kanazawa Station 

Bus
HOKUTETSU Local-line Bus (Local Bus):
Take buses from bus terminal 3,6 at East Exit. Get off at “Hirosaka·21st Century Museum”. Walk 1 min. Take buses from bus terminal 8–10 at East Exit. Get off at "Korinbo (ATRIO-mae)". Walk 5 min. (10-min ride)
KANAZAWA LOOP BUS :
Take buses from bus terminal 7 at East Exit. Get off at “Hirosaka·21st Century Museum (Ishiura Jinja-mae)” (20-min ride). Walk 1 min.

Bus services limited to weekends and holidays
Machibus :
Take buses from bus terminal 5 at East Exit. Get off at “Kanazawa 21-Seiki Bijutsukan / Kenrokuen (Mayumizaka-guchi)” (20-min ride). Walk 1 min.
KENROKUEN SHUTTLE :
Take buses departing from bus terminal 6 at East Exit. Get off at “Hirosaka·21st Century Museum (Shiinokigeihinkan-mae)” (20-min ride). Walk 1 min.
Taxi

Take taxi from East Exit taxi stand (10-min ride).

Note: For detailed information on transportation to and around Kanazawa City, please see the Kanazawa Tourist Information Guide website [http://www.kanazawa-tourism.com/].

PARKING

Parking

Please use the Kanazawa City Hall / Art Museum Parking Lot. The parking lot is located underground between City Hall and the Museum.

※The parking lot and nearby roads are crowded weekends and busy seasons. If the parking lot is full, please use a nearby public or commercial parking lot.
※Large buses must be parked at public parking lots (Ishikawa Prefecture Kenroku Parking Lot, Kanazawa City Nagamachi Kanko Parking Lot). The bus stop in front of the Museum(Honda-Dori, City Hall side)may only be used for unloading and loading passengers.

Capacity :
322 vehicles
Hours :
8:30 to 23:00 (No vehicle entry/exit from 23:00 to 8:00 the next morning)
Fees :
No (base fee) charge for the first 30 min. Thereafter ¥150 per 30 min. ¥1,000 for 23:00 to 8:00 the next morning.

*Please validate your ticket in the museum to receive the base fee deduction on weekdays after 17:45 and on Sat, Sun, Holidays. Visitors who fail to do so will be asked to pay the base fee (¥350 for 30 min) on top of the time charge. Ticket validation machines are located near the Ticket Information Counter and the museum’s underground entrance.

Automobiles accepted: regular and light vehicles up to 5.0m in length, 2.1m in height, and 1.9m in breadth. No two-wheeled vehicles. Microbuses: spaces available for two vehicles of up to 7.2m in length and 2.3m in breadth. (No reservations.)

Cycle Parking Area

Parking for bicycles is located on ground level by City Hall.

MUSEUM HOURS

Museum Hours

Exhibition Zone :
10:00 – 18:00 *Open until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays
Public Zone :
9:00 – 22:00
More Information

Closed

Exhibition Zone :
Mondays
*When Monday is a national holiday, closed on the following weekday instead.
New Year Holidays
Public Zone :
New Year Holidays

Dates Closed in April 2016 - March 2017

Apr4 (Mon), 11 (Mon), 18 (Mon), 25 (Mon)
May9 (Mon), 16 (Mon), 23 (Mon), 30 (Mon)
Jun6 (Mon), 13 (Mon), 20 (Mon), 27(Mon)
Jul4 (Mon), 11 (Mon), 19 (Tue), 25 (Mon)
Aug1 (Mon), 8 (Mon), 22 (Mon), 29 (Mon)
Sep5 (Mon), 12 (Mon), 20 (Thu), 26 (Mon)
Oct3 (Mon), 11 (Tue), 17 (Mon), 31 (Mon)
Nov7 (Mon), 14 (Mon), 21 (Mon), 28 (Mon)
Dec5 (Mon), 12 (Mon), 19 (Mon), 26 (Mon), 29 (Thu) - 31 (Sat)
Jan, 20171 (Sun), 10 (Tue), 16 (Mon), 23 (Mon), 30 (Mon)
Feb6 (Mon), 13 (Mon), 20 (Mon), 27 (Mon)
Mar6 (Mon), 13 (Mon), 21 (Tue), 27 (Mon)
Temporary opening: May 2 (Mon), Aug 15 (Mon), Oct 24 (Mon), Jan 2 (Sun), Jan 3 (Tue)
Fully closed: Dec 29, 2016 (Thu) - Jan 1, 2017 (Sun)

TICKETS

Tickets

While Museum admission is free, exhibitions held at the Museum are ticketed.

Exhibition Title Adult University student Elem, Jr High, High 65 years and over
Xijing Men “Xijing Is Not Xijing, Therefore Xijing Is Xijing.”
[Term:2016.4.29 (Fri.) - 8.28 (Sun.)]
¥1000
(¥800)
¥800
(¥600)
¥400
(¥300)
¥800
Exhibition Title Adult University student Elem, Jr High, High 65 years and over
Collection 1 Nous-sewing and living
[Term:2016.5.21 (Sat.) - 2016.9.25 (Sun.)]
¥360
(¥280)
¥280
(¥220)
Admission free ¥280
Exhibition Title
Xijing Men “Xijing Is Not Xijing, Therefore Xijing Is Xijing.”
[Term:2016.4.29 (Fri.) - 8.28 (Sun.)]
Adult University student Elem, Jr High, High 65 years and over
¥1000
(¥800)
¥800
(¥600)
¥400
(¥300)
¥800
Exhibition Title
Collection 1 Nous-sewing and living
[Term:2016.5.21 (Sat.) - 2016.9.25 (Sun.)]
Adult University student Elem, Jr High, High 65 years and over
¥360
(¥280)
¥280
(¥220)
Admission free ¥280
  • Ticket sales end a half-hour before closing.
  • One of either ticket is required for admission to the lower room of "The Swimming Pool". Galleries may be closed for temporarily for reinstallation.
  • Kanazawa citizens are admitted free to exhibitions on “Promote the Arts Day” (Collection exhibitions only) and “Kanazawa Citizens Free Art Day.”

Advance Tickets

Advance tickets purchased at the following outlets enable admission at group rates. (Note: Advance tickets are not available for Collection exhibitions.) Ticket PIA, Circle K, Sunkus, Lawson (Note: P-codes and L-codes differ for each exhibition.)

ENJOY YOUR MUSEUM

Membership

Membership in 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa is open to all. Membership brings with it special privileges that allow you to fully enjoy the Museum. It satisfies your interest in contemporary art and the Museum itself, and your desire to get the latest museum information. Through your membership, you support 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. While enabling you to view exhibitions, membership also brings you a sense of involvement in the Museum and helps you discover new ways of enjoying contemporary art.

Note: Membership applications are taken only in Japanese. Publications issued to members are also in the Japanese language.

Kanazawa Citizens Free Viewing Days

Promote the Arts Day

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa has established “Promote the Arts Day” in order to encourage people to foster richer sensibilities through closer involvement with the arts. On this day, citizens of Kanazawa can view “Collection exhibitions” organized by the Museum for free. Citizens will receive a free viewing pass at the main reception counter upon presenting proof of their residency in Kanazawa.

“Promote the Arts Day” dates in Apr 2016 - Mar 2017:
Ape 9, Jun 11, Jul 9, Aug 13, Sep 10, Oct 8, Nov 12

Kanazawa Citizens Free Art Day

Kanazawa City has established the last day of Kanazawa Children’s Week in October (the 7 days from the 2nd Sunday to the following Saturday) as “Kanazawa Citizens Free Art Day” in order to encourage people to foster richer sensibilities through closer involvement with the arts. On this day, citizens of Kanazawa can view “special exhibitions” and “Collection exhibitions” organized by the Museum for free. Citizens will receive a free viewing pass at the main reception counter upon presenting proof of their residency in Kanazawa.

In 2016, “Kanazawa Citizens Free Art Day” falls on October 15 (Sat).

Local Shop Services “Art de Machi-aruki”

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Kanazawa Noh Museum have embarked on a program in which they provide visitors with information about shops on nearby shopping streets and visitors are eligible to receive various services at participating shops.

Visitors should present a ticket stub or their Museum membership card at stores displaying the official sticker. Either ticket stubs for Kanazawa Noh Museum or exhibitions organized by 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (advance tickets or tickets sold that day) are accepted. For details, please see the map of participating shops posted in each museum.

Details of shop information and services eligible are subject to change.

Local Shop Services “Art de Machi-aruki”

Link Pass

As part of an inter-museum relationship that accentuates the distinctive character of each museum, Benesse Art Site Naoshima, Kagawa, Mori Art Museum, and 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa are issuing a passport, the “Museum Link Pass,” that is valid at all three museums.

How to Use the Link Pass : Passes are offered free to applicants at each museum. Please inquire at any of the three museums.

Your pass will be stamped with a starting date at the first museum. After having your pass stamped at each of the two other museums, you will receive a special present at the third museum. (Presents are the same at all three museums.) By showing your pass, furthermore, you can receive a discount on your admission fee (and viewing fee) at all three museums. Passes are valid for a maximum of one year from the day of their first use at the first museum.

Benesse Art Site Naoshima, Kagawa
Honmura, Naoshima, Kagawa 7613110 Japan
Tel. +81-(0)87-892-3755
Mori Art Museum
53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Tel.+81-3-5777-8600 (Hello Dial)
Link Pass

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