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Mori Shusui Museum

Mori Shusui Museum of Art showcases works of fine art collected by Masao Mori, president of Lead Chemical Co., Ltd.

“Shusui” means clear autumn water, which represents the clean, well honed nature of the Japanese sword. This name was selected because the museum has one of the greatest Japanese sword collections in the nation, and the museum`s logo symbolizes its signature “sword.”

Lead Chemical Co., Ltd houses many Japanese swords and other nationally important cultural properties and art treasures such as paintings, Japanese and Chinese pottery, and calligraphy, including masterpieces of representative painters of Japanese modern art history such as Taikan Yokoyama and Gyokudo Kawai.

Historically, Toyama prefecture (Ecchu Province) was an important center of sword production, and home to famous sword smiths such as Norishige (a senior apprentice of Masamune), and Gou no Yoshihiro. The Uda Ha School of Sword Making actively produced swords during the Muromachi period. This museum’s collection of swords is designed to captivate your eyes and minds.

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Museum Guide

Hours of Operation

10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.(admission until 5:30 p.m.)
Closed on
Mondays, end of year/New Year holidays, and maintenance days
*if a holiday falls on a Monday, the Museum will be closed the following day

Admission Fee

General ¥1,000
High school students ¥500
Children under15 free
Groups(20 people or more)¥800
*Prices subject to change

Address

1-3-6 Sengokumachi, Toyama-City, Toyama 930-0066, Japan
Tel : +81-76-425-5700

Transportation/Area maps

From Toyama Station
▶By Tram (Loop line: Centram, Tram fare: ¥200) 10 minutes from JR Toyama Station to Ohte Mall by tram 5 minute walk from Ohte Mall
▶By Bus (Community bus: Maidohaya – Central route, Bus fare:¥100) 30 minutes from JR Toyama Station – Sengokumachi Shopping Town Front (Sengokumachi-Dori Shotengai Guchi) 3 minute walk from the bus stop
▶Tour around Toyama City Bus: Gurutto Bus- Southern route, Mori Shusui Museum of Art “Mori Shusui Bijutsukan” (Bus fare: ¥200)
▶By Foot 20 minute walk from JR Toyama Station

From Toyama I.C.
▶By Car About 15 minutes via Route 41 from Toyama I.C. of Hokuriku Highway

Parking
▶Free parking space is available for up to 28 cars.

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