Di-Maccio Art Museum, The Forest of Taiyo

In the art museum using the abandoned school (former taiyō Primary school), the world’s largest oil painting paintings by painter Gérard Di-Maccio are exhibited.


Address 204-5 Taiyō, Niikappu-chō, Niikappu-gun, Hokkaidō
Business hours 9:30-16:30
Regular closed day Monday · Tuesday · Wednesday
4/26 - 5/6, 7/26 - 9/30 are closed
Correspondence language Japanese 

* Business days and hours are subject to change due to the influence of Novel Cornavirus (COVID-19).

Map of surrounding areas


  • Record MuseumRecord Museum Approximately 980,000 Phonograph record are donated to Record Museum in Nīkappu-chō Town.
  • Nikappu Horoshiri Horse ClubNikappu Horoshiri Horse Club Horse trekking can be enjoyed in full swing even if you have never taken a horse
  • Thoroughbred GinzaThoroughbred Ginza About an 8 km series of ranches along National Route 235 is an area known as the hometown of racehorses where their lineage rests calmly and continues.
  • Hidaka-Sanmyaku-Erimo Quasi-National ParkHidaka-Sanmyaku-Erimo Quasi-National Park Japan's biggest quasi-national park which is said to be the backbone of Hokkaido centered around the Hidaka Mountain Range.
  • Nibutani AINU Culture MuseumNibutani AINU Culture Museum This museum was built for inheriting Ainu culture when the Nibutani dam was constructed.
  • Shokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri Quasi-National ParkShokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri Quasi-National Park A park facing the Sea of Japan on the West Hokkaido side.
  • Urakawa Folk MuseumUrakawa Folk Museum The facility where you can learn about the local history and nature of Urakawa.
  • Shakushain Memorial MuseumShakushain Memorial Museum Hidaka is a region with many Ainu.
  • Horoizumi Folk MuseumHoroizumi Folk Museum The facility that introduce kombu harvesting which is the main industry of Erimo, as well information about the characteristics of kombu, nature in the town, the history, culture, the […]
  • Urakawa Horse MuseumUrakawa Horse Museum The facility where you can learn about the history of horses and their connection with people in the stored collection of items related to horse production centers.