Shimane Art Museum

Basic data

Facility summary and accessibility conditions

It's a beautiful museum with a view of Lake Shinji.
It's also well-known for being designed by world-famous architect Kiyonori Kikutake.
The exhibition rooms are spacious and easy to observe in a wheelchair.
It's possible to access the rooftop observation terrace using an elevator or a ramp and enjoy the sunset of Lake Shinji.
There are bronze rabbits on the lake side of the museum, which are popular among visitors.

Address 1-5 Sodeshi-chō, Matsue, Shimane
Telephone 0852-55-4700
Fax 0852-55-4714
Reception hours 10:00 - 18:30 (last admission: 30 minutes before closure) *From March to September, extended to 30 minutes after sunset
Regular holidays

Tuesday / New Year holidays *They may be changes in the holidays depending on the exhibition schedules.

Transportation, closest station, bus stop

15 minutes from Matsue Station From Matsue Station, City Bus Southern Loop Line (low floor bus) 5 minutes, "Kenritsu Bijutsukan Mae"

Bumps at the entrance


Entrance width 140cm(55.1in)
Accessible bathroom
Bathroom entrance width 90cm(35.4in)
Accessible parking space

Yes (4)

Wheelchair loaning


Multilingual information Partially available
Display items with multilingual explanation Partially available
Multilingual pamphlets Available
Staff fluent in foreign languages


Wifi connection Yes
Audio (English) guidance


Accesible data

Photo Comment
Outlook Outlook, view around the entrance
Main entrance and reception From the main gate to the reception (Braille blocks are set up to the reception.)
Braille direction board Braille direction board at the reception
Inside the museum Inside view of the museum
Bronze statues You can touch the bronze statues at the lobby
Inside the accessible bathroom View of the 1st floor accessible bathrooms (bathrooms available at two places in the museum)