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6-Tsurugaoka Museum, Kamakura 鎌倉文華館

6-.jpgTsurugaoka Museum, Kamakura was inherited from the Kamakura Hall of the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura. The building was designed by architect Junzo Sakakura (1901-1969).

The Kamakura Hall of the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura was opened in 1951 as the first public modern art museum in Japan. When the lease agreement expired and closed on March 31st. The building was designated as an important cultural property of the prefecture in the category of structures, and the prefectural government donated it to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu at the same time as the return of the land.

In order to strengthen, restore and improve its functionality while maintaining the design of its historical architecture, renovations began in 2017 using innovative techniques. The building was opened as Tsurugaoka Museum, Kamakura in June 2019.

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