Soil Library / Niigata

Closed today
Open all year / Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays
Photo by Nakamura Osamu

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About the artwork

A collections of over 570 different kinds of soil collected in Niigata and put them in small glass jars.

 #1 “Engaging with soils”  / Site-Specific Artists in Echigo-Tsumari / Interviewed by Fram Kitagawa

Video Shooting : Yamaoka Nobutaka (Film Director)

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Artwork no. T280
Production year 2012
Opening hours [~7/2, 11/11~] 10:00-17:00 (last admission 16:30)
[7/13~11/10] 9:30-18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 13 Jul to 30 Sep, and 15, 16 Aug: 9:30-20:00.
*Opening hours may be reduced in winter. 
Admission [MonET entrance fee ~7/2, 11/11~]
[Permanent exhibition] Adult: ¥1000, U15: ¥500
[Special exhibition (including permanent exhibition) ] Adult: ¥1200, U15: ¥600

[MonET entrance fee 7/13~11/10]
Adult: ¥1500, U15: ¥800
(*Depending on the period, Passport for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)
Closed Tue & Wed
*If Tuesday and Wednesday are consecutive holidays, the next business day is closed)
*Temporary closing 2024/7/2-12
Area Tokamachi
Village MonET
Open dates Open all year / Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays
Venue Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET ( 6 Hon-cho, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata)
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