Grand Toit

Grand Toit is an arts center in Shimane. Both the roof and outer walls of Grand Toit use roof tiles called Sekishu-gawara, a traditional reddish-brown tile of Iwami . Grand Toit's architecture is very striking, featuring a large central courtyard with a shallow pool filling most of it.

Shimane Prefecture Iwami Arts Museum and the Shimane Prefecture Iwami Arts Theater are in Grand Toit. The Arts Museum focuses on items connected with Mori Ogai, a famous local novelist, Fashion and Arts from around Iwami. The museum has four galleries. In the arts theater, you can see concerts and shows. Masuda marionettes regularly perform here.

Hours

Iwami Art Museum: 10:00-18:30 (Entry to the galleries is permitted until 30 minutes before closing)

Iwami Arts Theater: 9:00-22:00

Closed

Iwami Art Museum: Every Tuesday, New Year's Holiday

Iwami Arts Theater: The second Tuesday and fourth Tuesday of the month, New Year's Holiday 

 

 Grand Toit 1Grand Toit 2

Near Spots

Pony, seafood bowl
Restaurany Pony Restaurant Pony is in Grand Toit, the largest museumin Masuda. You can enjoy delicious foods made with fresh loca...(read more)
S__165838859
Tsuwano’s Japanese heritage center (Tsuwano-cho Nihon-Isan Center) Iwami region is home to one of Japan's 'little Kyotos', smaller scale versions of the delightful city. Tsuwa...(read more)
%e5%9b%b35
Sanbe Azukihara Maibotsurin park “Maibotsurin” means submerged forest. This park is at the bottom of Mt. Sanbe. This facility was establish...(read more)
S__136814603
Iwami Silver Mine Museum The museum was built as a local government office in the Meiji era (1902). It's a large traditional house and exhibi...(read more)
IMG_6466
Art workshops At Sekisho Art Museum they hold regular art workshops. You can learn how to paint, sketch, and make things. Of course, i...(read more)
iwami world
Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center Iwami Ginzan is a UN World Heritage site in the mountains of Shimane, Japan. During ...(read more)
CIMG8790
Nima Sand Museum When you visit Japan for vacatipn, a trip to the countryside allows you to see a dofferent side of country. Iwami is f...(read more)
さひめる駐車場
SAHIMEL The Shimane Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe “SAHIMEL” How many people know which is the highest mountain in Sh...(read more)
IMG_3000
Grand Toit Grand Toit is the compound institution; museum and theater. In Iwami Art Museum, you can enjoy many kinds of Art at 4 ex...(read more)
maiko072
Sekisho Art museum This museum was built for Sho Ishimoto(石本正) who is a famous Japanese artist. He sent his works to Misumi and this museum...(read more)
CA3C0229
Morijuku Museum Tsuwano is a must-see on any visit to the Iwami region in Japan. This ' little Kyoto'...(read more)
10974577_10153064970234837_3239839811581632300_o
Hamada Children’s Museum of Art This is the biggest museum in Hamada. There are many pictures and most of them are displayed at children's eye leve...(read more)