The museum's collection mainly includes works by Kazuo Iwamura, a world-renowned picture book author known for his "14-Hiki Series" (Doshinsha) and "Korisu Series" (Shiko-sha). He received the Picture Book Nippon Award, the Shogakukan Picture Award, the Sankei Children's Publishing Culture Award, and the Kodansha Publishing Culture Award for Picture Books, and was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2014.
The Kazuo Iwamura Museum of Picture Book Art has three exhibition spaces, a small hall, a reading corner, a store selling picture books and goods, and a tea room where visitors can enjoy homemade cakes. The facility is also designed to be barrier-free for visitors with children.
|Address||3097 Koisago, Nakagawa-machi,Nasu-gun, Tochigi-ken|
|Business Hour*1||10:00 to 17:00(Admission 30 minutes before closing)|
|Closed*2||Monday(Holidays are open, closed the following day)|
|Genre*3||Picture book writer Iwamura Kazuo works|
|Entrance Fee*4||Adults¥900,Junior and High school students¥700,Elementary school students¥500,Children¥300|
|Access*5||Bus from Ujiie(JU27) station|
|*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 There are also end-of-year and temporary closures *3 Blanks refer to all genres. *4 Admission prices may vary depending on the event. Check for senior citizens, children and group discounts.*5 The times shown are approximate.|