Nagashima Museum (長島美術館, Nagashima bijutsukan) opened in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, in 1989, the centenary of the City's official foundation. Located on a hill overlooking Sakurajima and Kagoshima Bay, at an elevation of 110 metres, the Museum's collection of some thousand objects amassed by businessman Nagashima Kōsuke (長島公佑), includes works by Kuroda Seiki, Rodin, and Chagall, as well as Satsuma ware.Use our Kagoshima trip planner to visit Nagashima Museum on your trip to Kagoshima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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We visited this museum on our last day in Kagoshima. The most memorable museum was the Chiran Peace museum but this came a close second for different reasons. The museum was established 20 years ago..... more »
I went with my husband and 1 year old daughter and we walked there, that probably took 30 minutes. Then returning we caught a taxi from the museum to the West side of Kagoshima Chuo Station (which... more »
A difficult place to find, with no bus service close by. If you like sculpture, it is worth the walk. It is a Saturday and there are only 5 visitors, so also a great place to decompress while viewing some fine art
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