About the Museum
The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art was established in 1959. The museum exhibits traditional and contemporary art, and is an introduction to Japanese art and culture. The collection includes around seven thousand art and martial art objects including paintings, prints, sketches, illustrated screens, textiles, ancient decorated books, ceramics, metal works, ancient swords and applied arts objects from mostly the 14th - 19th centuries. A large selection of Japanese modern miniature models or Netsuke, is also included in the collection. This is the only museum in the Middle East that is dedicated solely to Japanese art. The museum is located in the Carmel Center, an area of recreation and tourism, near the hotels boulevard and the Educational Zoo.