Kyushu Ceramics Museum
Museum type :
Art and Culture

Established in :
18th Century

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Visiting Hours :
9:30 to 17:00

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Location :
Arita town, Saga Prefecture , Japan

Display Objects :

The Prefectural Kyushu Ceramics Museum collects ceramic items from the Kyushu region centered around works of Hizen.Then the "Kanbara Collection" section. This is a giant collection of "Ko-Imari"( Old Imari) and a highlight of the museum exhibition.

Also, the 1,300 piece "Shibata Collection" of Arita-yaki pot tery from the Edo Period, is on permanent display at the 5th Exhibit Room of the Museum. Outside the building, 25 porcelain bells presented by the German sister city of Meissen, ring their beautiful and gentle sound every hour. The bells can be heard throughout the area.

Description :

  • The Kyushu Ceramics Museum is located in Arita town, Saga Prefecture, Japan.

  • contribute to the local cultural heritage, and the development of ceramics and pottery culture throughout, southern Japan.

  • A valuable and extensive exhibition of work such as the famous Kanbara Collection of old Imari from Europe of the 17th to 18th centuries, as well as the Shibata Collection covering Arita pottery manufactured from 1603 to 1867.