What to See & Do

Mino Washi “Akari” Art Gallery

美濃和紙あかりアート館(Mino-washi akari art kan)

A stimulating feast of lights for the eyes and soul!

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The main attraction of this gallery is the collection of works of art that received prizes during the Mino Washi “Akari” Art Exhibition that happens in Mino every October.

There is a rest area and souvenir shop selling Mino Washi goods on the first floor, and the second floor is a museum that displays a selection of the “Akari” paper light sculptures that were shown off during the exhibition.

Enjoy these soft and heart-warming “Akari” works of art, made using traditional Mino Washi paper.

Touching the exhibits is forbidden, but feel free to take as many pictures as you like!
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Address / Map 〒501-3728
1901-3 Motozumi-cho, Mino City, Gifu  |  Map
Telephone Number 0575-33-3772
Business Hours April – September: 9:00am to 4:30pm
October – March: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Days Closed for Business Tuesday (Or the following business day instead when Tuesday is a holiday)
The days following holidays
New Year’s holiday season
Price Adult (high school and up) 200 yen
Group rate (for 20 people or more) 150 yen
400 yen ticket gets you into both the “Akari” Art Gallery and the Former Imai Residence
800 yen ticket gets you access to the “Akari” Art Gallery, the Former Imai Residence and the Mino Washi Museum
Directions 15 minute walk from Mino-shi Station (Nagaragawa Railway)
2 minute walk from the “Udatsu no Machi-nami Doori” bus stop on the Gifu Mino Line (Gifu Bus)
5 minutes on National Route 156 off the Mino IC from the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
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Notes Only 3 parking spaces available (all for regularly sized vehicles) at the art gallery
We ask that buses please use the “Kankou Fureai Hiroba” parking lot
Please make use of the Former Imai Residence or “Kankou Fureai Hiroba” parking lots if there is no space available at the art gallery.