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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Travel Guide - Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is a historic museum established in 1926 inside the Ueno Park as the first public museum in Japan. The museum has a number of different galleries that run temporary displays of contemporary art. Galleries feature both western-style art such s oil paintings and Japanese-style art such as Ikebana flower arranging and Sumi-e ink brush.
The museum sponsors nearly 300 exhibitions every year, including exhibitions from globally recognized museums and special exhibitions of treasured works, as well as temporary exhibitions and public exhibitions. The admission charge varies according to the exhibition, but entry to the museum itself is free, and there are often interesting displays with no admission charge.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 17:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:30 - 20:00 (Fridays during special exhibitions. Admission until 19:30)

ClosedClosed

  • 1st and 4th Monday of each month (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 29 - January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Varies according to the exhibition

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes walk from JR Ueno Station
  • 10 minutes walk from Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G16) or Hibiya Line (H17)
  • 10 minutes walk from Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Main Line (KS01)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 8-36, Uenokoen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0007

TweetsTweets

Eren Doğan @ErenDognn - 2020-05-25
The most visited art museums, 2019 (3/9)

🇯🇵 Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
🇬🇧 Somerset House
🇷🇺 Tretyakov Gallery… https://t.co/A8Jjmd5Tuh
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2020-05-24
Exhibition Notes 2020-2019: Images of Asia: The East as Longed-for Other in Japanese Art (Tokyo Metropolitan Teien… https://t.co/Gwn5Aa69Pm
風の子 @kazeniasobu - 2020-05-20
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【Phoenix and Sun】1755

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/Kg0UZSKfp5
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2020-05-17
Exhibition Notes 2020-2019: Five Ukiyo-e Favorites (Tokyo Metropolitan Ed-Tokyo Museum) #art #museum #exhibition… https://t.co/wqWmXhRbsJ
Always Five O'Clock @alwaysFivePM - 2020-05-11
It's five o'clock here, now: https://t.co/uweqGvaHzl
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Gaia @GaiaRepossi - 2020-05-11
Nobuo Sekine, Phase of Nothingness—Water
1969
Steel, lacquer, water
30 x 220 x 160cm, 120 x 120 x 120 cm
Install… https://t.co/HWggqX8u7e
Gaia @GaiaRepossi - 2020-05-10
Nobuo Sukine, Phase of Nothingness—Water
1969
Steel, lacquer, water
30 x 220 x 160cm, 120 x 120 x 120cm
Installa… https://t.co/p8KeaaV3Xn
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2020-05-10
Exhibition Notes 2020-2019: Vilhelm Hammershøi and Danish Painting of the 19th Century (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Muse… https://t.co/oCinZKvXom
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-05-01
【Notice of Temporary Closure】
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum will be closed temporarily for the time being.… https://t.co/ezIwJbYq2V
東京都現代美術館 @MOT_art_museum - 2020-05-01
【Notice】As part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19
coronavirus,… https://t.co/jPGMGCY8ne
MuPon @mupon_en - 2020-04-27
Art Deco etched glass and silver doors by Max Ingrand at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. https://t.co/JzkHbCq1TD
Roberto Reitenbach @BetoReitenbach - 2020-04-17
The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum is an art museum in Tokyo, Japan. The museum is located in Minato ward, jus… https://t.co/PdIaUNX7Tu
Maction Planet @mactionplanet - 2020-04-11
Click on the link below for words and some beautiful photos of the works of an inspirational man at the top of his… https://t.co/jIy7JHDWXm
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-04-08
【Notice of temporary closure】

The temporary closure of Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum will be extended until May 6… https://t.co/O27OJUCnRM
東京都現代美術館 @MOT_art_museum - 2020-04-08
【Notice】As part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,… https://t.co/977ZJ9UPxA
Jinny Jessica McGill @jinnyjmcgill - 2020-04-06
I took this photograph in Ueno on a rainy day in 2012 ~ Maekawa Kunio's Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum ☂️ I had been… https://t.co/HBQ6hUEsyz
東京都現代美術館 @MOT_art_museum - 2020-03-27
【Notice】As part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,… https://t.co/5FJCB3CbAU
teamLab Planets / チームラボプラネッツ @teamLabPlanets - 2020-03-26
【Extension of Temporary Closure until Apr, 12 (Sun)】
To help prevent the spread of the COVID-19, the museum will ex… https://t.co/R11crAWU3n
kili霧 @kiri_kili_en - 2020-03-16
My work is complete!
I will exhibit my works at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in April. https://t.co/cjDWrceGB6
東京都現代美術館 @MOT_art_museum - 2020-03-13
【Notice】As part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,… https://t.co/cMdQLChlPv
東京都現代美術館 @MOT_art_museum - 2020-03-02
【Notice】As part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,… https://t.co/TBANj0UvVW
Sofia Carson TOKYO @SofiaCarsonJPN - 2020-02-29
.@SofiaCarson
I made this as my high school graduation artwork. I pasted sequins one by one on the panel and depic… https://t.co/FooipCM052
Sofia Carson TOKYO @SofiaCarsonJPN - 2020-02-29
Coronavirus. I hope that our work will be displayed in Tokyo Metropolitan art museum one day. I want you to see real🥺
都市のカルチュラル・ナラティヴ Cultural Narrative of a City @culnarra - 2020-02-29
<CulNarra x Tea Ceremony>
The tea ceremony held at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum's 'Kouka Room' is back! It'… https://t.co/S0sbnspnSU
東京都庭園美術館 @teienartmuseum - 2020-02-28
[Important Notice]
To help prevent the spread of the corona virus, the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum will tem… https://t.co/DdoO7Ln9EU
AAndulce @AAndulce - 2020-02-27
⭐️Notice⭐️

29 Feb 〜 07 March [Modernistic Illustration Gallery 2020]
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

I was invited… https://t.co/2FHuoCFfp5
я @aka____017 - 2020-02-25
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I crafted a guitar
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This is now on display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
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let-me-wander✨☕️💥⚙️ @let_me_wander - 2020-02-24
“Your father’s work will be shown in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Shouto!” he yells at his retreating back.… https://t.co/2VlVanm8qZ
希@2/29~3/7ima展at東京都美術館 @nozomiim - 2020-02-23
[Promotion]
29/02/2020-07/03/2020 , '45th ima exhibition dramatic art section, modernistic illustration gallery,'… https://t.co/G2t6GsX3LX
都市のカルチュラル・ナラティヴ Cultural Narrative of a City @culnarra - 2020-02-20
<CulNarra x Lalique>
Art pieces made of glass are very delicate. But that's the beauty of them! Tokyo Metropolitan… https://t.co/JdhWr8bqWB

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