Art Tower Mito (水戸芸術館, Mito Geijutsukan) is an arts complex in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan. It opened in 1990 as part of the centennial celebrations of the municipality of Mito. There is a concert hall that seats 680, a theater for up to 636, a contemporary art gallery, and a landmark tower. Arata Isozaki was the architect, with acoustical design by Nagata Acoustics. The design is based on the Boerdijk–Coxeter helix.Take a look at our Mito trip itinerary site to schedule your visit to Art Tower Mito and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Art Tower Mito reviews
We were pleased to see the tower, and the whole art centre complex, but it was very quiet with not a lot going on. The tower was closed, as was the contemporary art gallery. The foyer with the... more »
At first from far away I thought it was a strange looking office building. Then upon inspection getting closer you can see it is just art. It is interesting to say the least, but one visit from us is.... more »
Excellent contemporary art museum. There is a year pass for the gallery for 2000 yen which is well worth it.
This is a contemporary museum of art. English information is available. When I went, the exhibition being shown was titled something along the lines of a Future World, a world without humans. Check out Art Tower Mito's webpage to see current exhibitions.
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