Ever since it was founded in 1959, Tikotin Museum assists in promoting the mutual understanding between the Israel and its people and Japan and the residents of East and West Asia. The museum, located on the crest of Mount Carmel and nearby Gan Ha’em Station, is the sole museum in the Middle East preserving and exhibiting Japanese art objects.
Museum collection includes around seven thousand art exhibits: paintings, prints, sketches, illustrated screens, textiles, ancient decorated books, ceramics, metal works, ancient swords and applied arts objects from mostly the 14-19th centuries, and a Japanese art collection, (Netsuke) modern miniature models.
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday 19: 00-10: 00, Fri 13: 00-10: 00 Saturday 19: 00-10: 00
*Library Tikotin Japanese Art Museum is open on Sundays from 8: 00-11: 00.