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National Film Archive of Japan Kyobashi, Tokyo photo


Japan’s only national film institution

As the only national film institution in Japan, it collects, preserves, researches, and restores Japanese and foreign films and film-related materials. It also opens its collection to the public through special screenings, permanent exhibitions that convey the history of Japanese cinema, and special exhibitions that share film culture from various perspectives. It has a library and disseminates information as the center of the promotion of film culture, including serving as a base for education as well as international collaboration and cooperation related to film.


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National Film Archive of Japan

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3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031

Phone (Hello Dial): +81-47-316-2772 (for international calls), 050-5541-8600 (for domestic calls)

Gallery Hours
11:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. (open until 8:00 p.m. on the last Friday of every month)
Admission until 30 minutes before closing. The hours of the theaters may be extended during some programs.
Closed on Mondays, New Year holidays and other days as designated.
fees (Gallery)
Adults 250 yen, College and University students 130 yen *Screening fees are separate from the above fees.