Hosomi Museum 細見美術館
The Hosomi Museum opened in 1998 and has regular exhibits.
The Hosomi Museum is the collection of the Hosomi family, for which it is named, and features a wide range of Japanese pieces of almost every genre including Buddhist sculpture, handscrolls (emaki), ink paintings, Rimpa art, lacquerware, tea bowls and tea ceremony utensils.
It also has a wonderful cafe that is in the basement but filled with light because of the open design of the building.
The Hosomi Museum has three floors and two basement floors and was designed by Oe Tadasu.
See what's on now at the Hosomi Museum ("Kyoto Exhibits").
Open: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Access - how to get to the Hosomi Museum
The Hosomi Museum is two blocks west the Museum of Modern Art. The closest bus stop is "Higashiyama Nijo." Kyoto City Buses 5, 31, 32, 100, 201, 202, 203, 206. On the subway, it is a ten-minute walk from Higashiyama Station on the Tozai line.
Nearby Hosomi Museum
Other Kyoto attractions near the Hosomi Museum are the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Kanze Kaikan Noh Theater, Kyoto Zoo, the Kampo Museum, the Namikawa Cloisonné Museum of Kyoto, Rohm Theater and the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts.