Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art
 

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

Open/Closed Days

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When is the Museum open?
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The Museum is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last admission is at 4:30 p.m. Last orders at the Café are 4:45 p.m. Please be aware that the garden entrance closes at around 5:00 p.m.
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When is the Museum closed?
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The Museum is closed on Mondays. When Monday is a national holiday, the Museum is closed the following day. The Museum will be closed for year-end and New Year holidays, and irregularly during exhibition changeovers. Please visit here for more information on closure dates.
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Exhibitions

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What is the current exhibition?
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Please visit the Exhibition/Event Calendar page for details.
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Is “Water Lilies” by Claude Monet exhibited?
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Usually at least two paintings from the “Water Lilies” series are on exhibit.
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Are works of mingei (Japanese folk craft) exhibited?
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They are exhibited either as a part of the permanent collection or special exhibitions.
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Access

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How do I get to the Museum and what is the nearest station?
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Please visit the access page for information.
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Is there parking in the Museum?
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There is no parking for visitors. Vehicles are not permitted to enter the grounds of the Museum. If coming by car or motorbike, please use nearby private parking lots, and public parking area for motorbikes. Please visit the access information page for further detail.
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I have a disability. Is it possible to visit the Museum by car?
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We have parking spaces reserved for the disabled. Please fax in advance if you wish to use it. There are only limited spaces available and please be aware that cars are not permitted to enter the grounds of the Museum.
(Fax: 075-957-3126)
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Is the Museum accessible to wheelchair-users?
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You may need to come with someone who can assist you. We ask visitors in wheelchairs to fax in advance, and will reconfirm your reservation.
(Fax: 075-957-3126)
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Is there bicycle parking at the Museum?
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There is parking for bicycles at the free shuttle bus stop in front of the garden entrance (about 10 spots are available). If coming by car or motorbike, please use nearby private and public parking lots and public parking area for motorbikes. Vehicles are not permitted to enter the grounds of the Museum. Please visit the access information page for more detail.
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What is the schedule of the free shuttle bus (priority for senior citizens)?
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Buses run approximately every 20 minutes, except between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. when there are no buses.
Please refer to the shuttle bus schedule on the access information page.
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Where is the boarding point for the free shuttle bus service (priority for senior citizens)?
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Buses bound for the Museum depart from Hankyu Oyamazaki Station and stop at JR Yamazaki Station. Buses also depart from the stop in front of the Museum tunnel.
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What is the seating capacity for the shuttle bus?
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24 seats
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Can I make a reservation for the shuttle bus service?
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Unfortunately reservations are not accepted.
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Can anyone, including non-senior citizens, use the free shuttle bus service?
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If seats are available, anyone may use the service.
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Can I walk to the museum from the nearest station?
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It is a 10-minute walk uphill with a beautiful view.
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Is there a taxi service from the station?
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There is approximately a taxi stand in front of JR Yamazaki Station.
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Group Visitors

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Our group would like to visit the Museum by charter bus. Is there parking for buses?
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There is no parking for visitors. Buses are prohibited from crossing the railroad crossing to enter the Museum. For procedures for charter buses, please visit the group visitors information page.
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Is it possible to use the free shuttle bus service from the station to the Museum?
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Senior citizens are given priority for use of the free shuttle bus service. However, if seats are available, anyone may use the service. There is seating for 24 passengers on the bus. Buses run regularly but reservations are not accepted.
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How do groups pay for admission?
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Please pay admission fees by cash or JTB coupons.
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Facility Information

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What flowers can be seen in the garden during each season?
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Can I go to the Museum shop and café without entering the Museum?
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The Museum shop and café are for Museum visitors only.
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Does the café serve meals?
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Meals are not served in the café.
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Can I bring foods into the Museum?
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Visitors are free to eat in the garden and rest house. Please take your garbage home with you. Please be aware that eating or drinking is not allowed in the Museum, except in the café.
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Is there a vending machine?
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There is a soft drink vending machine in the rest house. Please be aware that eating or drinking is not allowed in the Museum, except in the café.
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Sketching in the Museum Grounds

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Is sketching allowed in the garden?
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Visitors are allowed to sketch in the garden with the permit issued by the museum. Please contact the Museum in advance if you wish to sketch in the garden (Fax: 075-957-3126). The Museum issues permits with some exceptions in busy seasons, such as the cherry blossom season in early Spring, consecutive holidays in early May, and the autumn leaves season. For further details, please see the information on upcoming periods when sketching is not permitted on the opening hours/admission page.
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Visitor Guidelines

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Is photography allowed in the Museum?
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Photography is not allowed inside the Museum, except on the outside terrace.
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Can I use writing materials inside the Museum?
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The use of pens and mechanical pencils is not allowed inside the Museum. Please use pencils only. Different rules may apply for special exhibitions.
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Can I bring dogs to the garden?
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No animals are allowed in the garden.
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What other activities are prohibited in the Museum?
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Please visit the opening hours/admission page for more information.
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Other

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Do you accept trainees?
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We currently do not accept trainees.
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Do you accept volunteers?
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We currently do not accept volunteers.
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