Kusatsu Tsurutaro Kataoka Museum
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Kusatsu Tsurutaro Kataoka Museum


Last updated: March 05, 2021

See the works of Tsurutaro Kataoka in Kusatsu

Built near Sainokawara Park, this art museum is of modern construction. It displays pieces of Tsurutaro Kataoka, a famous actor and entertainer in Japan, that include his paintings and calligraphic works. His works show life in Japan or plants and animals painted in a unique style that’s full of expression. The first floor includes a cafe as well as a store that sells picture postcards and handkerchiefs.

Basic Information


479 Kusatsu, Kusatsu, Agatsuma District ( Map)


About 20 minutes by bus from Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station

About 1 hour 20 minutes by car from Karuizawa IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




600 yen (500 yen for seniors, 300 yen for children)



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