Sakai City Traditional Crafts Museum
A cultural facility that introduces the life's work of Alphonse Mucha, an artist representative of art nouveau.
Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) was born in what is now the Czech Republic, and was active as the standard bearer for the "art nouveau" artistic style that blossomed centered in Paris from the end of the 19th to the start of the 20th century.
Mucha's pieces are characterized by graceful curves and rich colors. Adorned with decorative touches reflecting his international tastes and harking back to Classical Antiquity, he drew many portraits of beautiful women and became very popular.
The Sakai Alphonse Mucha Museum uses a variety of themes to introduce one of the largest Mucha collections in the world, as well as making use of digital content to allow the world of Mucha's works to be viewed from a new perspective.
1-2-200 Tadeicho, Sakai-ku, Sakai shi (inside Bell Marge Sakai Second Building)
Alight at "Sakaishi Station" on the JR Hanwa Line
General 500 yen, high school / university student 300 yen, elementary / junior high school student 100 yen, pre-school / 65 years or older / disabled individuals free (identification required)
9:30 ~ 17:15 (Last entry 16:30)
|Regular holidays etc.||
Mon (open if a holiday), day after holidays (open if the next day is Sat / Sun), year end-new year period *May also be closed as required for changing exhibitions etc.
Bell Marge Sakai Underground Parking 340 spaces (first 30 minutes free, 300 yen per subsequent hour)
Sakai Alphonse Mucha Museum
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