The Burrell Collection: A voyage to Impressionism. Vision of a great shipowner-collector(in Tokyo)

The shipping tycoon William Burrell, born in the port town of Glasgow in Scotland, is known for his collection of modern French paintings and work of Scotland’s artists influenced by them, all selected with his uniquely Scottish eye. This exhibit features approximately 80 pieces from his collection, a journey through art trends from Realism to Impressionism.


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  • Venue

    Bunkamura The Museum
    2-24-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Admission

    Adults 1,500yen(1,300yen)
    College and High school students 1,000yen(800yen)
    Elementary and Junior high school students 700yen(500yen)

    *( ) reduced fees are available for groups of over 20 people

    For more details, visit the official site.

  • Closed days

    5/7, 5/21, 6/4

  • Opening hours

    10:00〜18:00 *Open until 21:00 every Friday and Saturday  *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
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