Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET

越後妻有里山現代美術館 MonET(モネ)

The base of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, full of magnificent works by renowned artists.

The Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art / KINARE was reopened as the Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET on July 22, 2021 with a new permanent collection. The museum features 15 permanent works, including eight additions in 2021, along with a museum store. It also serves as a base for the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field.

Permanent Collection: Artists include Asai Yusuke, Leandro Erlich, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Carlos Garaicoa, Ryota Kuwakubo, Koichi Kurita, Nicolas Darrot, Marnix de Nijs, Michiko Nakatani, Kohei Nawa, Carsten Nicolai, Massimo Bartolini feat. Lorenzo Bini, Me, Moriyama Daido, and Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger.

The first-floor corridor also hosts a community space, designed and supervised by Muji, used for various events.

General Information

Directions●Approx. 10 min. on foot from Tokamachi Station on the JR and Hokuetsu Express lines.
●Approx. 40 min. by car from the Shiozawa-Ishiuchi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway.
Car Park●Cars: approx. 360
●Large buses: available
Opening Times10:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admission 4:30 pm)
●Closed: Tuesdays and Wednesdays (if Tuesday/Wednesday are consecutive public holidays, the next business day will be closed instead).
*Opening hours may be shortened during the winter season.
*Closed during the New Year holidays.
Prices●Permanent Exhibitions: 1,000 yen (general), 500 yen (elementary/junior high school students)
●Special Exhibitions (includes Permanent Exhibition): 1,200 yen (general), 600 yen (elementary/junior high school students)


NameMuseum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET
Telephone Number025-761-7766