The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama

The World’s First Public Bonsai Art Museum

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Art Museum

This museum features a collection of masterpiece bonsai, primarily centering around the collection of the former Takagi Bonsai Museum. Furthermore, there are also displays of pots made for bonsai, special viewing stones called suiseki, and ukiyo-e featuring bonsai. The museum is located just a few minutes’ walk from Omiya Bonsai Village, said to be the Holy Land of bonsai.

Highlights

  • Bonsai garden typically has 40-50 bonsai on display
  • The museum’s largest bonsai, “Chiyo no Matsu” can be seen in the garden
  • Overlook the bonsai garden from the central gazebo or the 2nd floor bonsai terrace
  • Audio guide available in 4 languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean)

Photos

  • Look out over the bonsai garden from the museum’s second-floor terrace
  • Bonsai-themed hand towels are a popular souvenir
  • “Mansei-en,” one of Omiya Bonsai Village’s bonsai gardens

Reviews

  • 陳娜

    盆栽美術館
    真的很特別 很美
    很適合喜歡種植盆栽的來參觀

Basic Information

Postal Code
331-0804
Address
2-24-3 Toro-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
Telephone
048-780-2091
Closed
Thu. (Open if Thu. is a public holiday), End-of-year and New Year holidays, sometimes temporarily closed
Business Hours
Mar.-Oct.: 9:00am-4:30pm
Nov.-Feb.: 9:00am-4:00pm
*Last admission 30 min. before closing
Admission
General admission 300 yen, high school students and 65 years or older 150 yen, elementary and junior high school students 100 yen
Access
About a 5-minute walk from the east exit of the JR Utsunomiya Line’s Toro Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)

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