The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Takebashi, Tokyo
An art museum boasting one of the largest collections in Japan, where visitors can survey the current of Japanese art from the end of the 19th century to the present day
Located near the Imperial Palace, this is the first National Museum of Art in Japan. It holds over 13,000 works of modern and contemporary art, including 18 national important cultural properties by artists such as Yokoyama Taikan and Kishida Ryusei, with about 200 works exhibited at a time based on appropriate themes and perspectives. Visitors can trace in one sweep the current of Japanese art from the end of the 19th century to the present day. Don’t miss “A Room with a View,” a resting room overlooking the Imperial Palace and the Marunouchi area’s Buildings.
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- Kawai Gyokudo, Parting Spring, 1916, National Important Cultural Property
- Kishida Ryusei, Reiko, Five Years Old, 1918
- Ota Chou, Women Observing Stars, 1936
- Yorozu Tetsugoro, Nude Beauty, 1912, National Important Cultural Property
- Collection Gallery
- Collection Gallery (3rd fl.: Japanese-style Painting)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
3-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
Phone (Hello Dial): +81-47-316-2772 (for international calls),
050-5541-8600 (for domestic calls)
- 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (on Fridays & Saturdays until 8:00 p.m.) Admission until 30 minutes before closing.
Closed on Mondays (open on holiday Mondays and closed on the following days), during installation periods, and New Year holidays.
- Adults 500 yen, College and University students 250 yen *Excluding special exhibitions