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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Travel Guide - Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum


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)


  • 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


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>
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Brent Van Tassel @DonBrentino - 2020-02-16
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TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-02-14
[Feb 14] The Architecture Tour along the illuminated Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, guided by art communicators ('Tobir… https://t.co/KkrNZVr6uO
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-02-13
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toeikotsu_info @toeikotsu_info - 2020-02-09
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Milo @ 十🐝○ @kagefumin - 2020-02-06
Anyone who’d like to visit Mori Art museum & Tokyo metropolitan art museum with me next month?
JENJEN @rx79jenjen - 2020-02-05
In the morning, I saw the exhibition “Vilhelm Hammershøi and Danish Painting of the 19th Century” at the Tokyo Metr… https://t.co/BbEKpV6RBn
Ribe Kunstmuseum @RibeKunstmuseum - 2020-02-05
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後藤歩 @ayumu1224arts - 2020-02-05
The 73th exhibition of Japan Calligraphy Art Academy at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

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東京都美術館 @tobikan_jp - 2020-02-03
At Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Staff is wearing masks to keep visitors and staff’s health. Thank you for your cooperation.
Ribe Kunstmuseum @RibeKunstmuseum - 2020-01-21
Tomorrow the biggest display of Danish art from the 19th Century will open at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. The ex… https://t.co/GOUhwL3vnM
amuzen あみゅーぜん @_amuzen - 2020-01-21
[En] Opening today at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Ueno)
“Vilhelm Hammershøi and Danish Painting of the 19th Cent… https://t.co/g5bR5oDmIs
Jorgen Wadum @JorgenWadum - 2020-01-19
Hammershøi in his current exotic setting at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Almost next door The National Museum… https://t.co/tpdeSPTbSQ
NoriyukiWorks @NoriyukiWorks83 - 2019-12-31
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蓮猫 Lotuscat @Lotuscat13123 - 2019-12-26
Top 3 Art Exhibitions of 2019
1. Gustav Klimt: Vienna - Japan 1900 ... Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
2. John Lurie:… https://t.co/mr0QpInHCL
上野文化の杜 @uenobunka - 2019-12-24
《New Year’s holiday@Ueno cultural facilities》
Tokyo National Museum:26th Dec~1st Jan
National Museum of Nature and… https://t.co/7EhWu6ZaFW
Chuichi Hashimura @hashimura - 2019-12-23
You can find me in the ball in front of TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM? https://t.co/qTjiILglO0
鈴木 淳史 @RuiYamato0707 - 2019-12-23
Attention cultural person. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Jakuchu became famous for 'Jakuchu Exhibition'. The pi… https://t.co/eOeFDlcKzw
Chuichi Hashimura @hashimura - 2019-12-20
Today I make a quick trip. I stay in TOKYO METROPOLITAN
ART MUSEUM only for several hours.https://t.co/lLr65fUb3s
Courtauld Gallery @CourtauldGall - 2019-12-18
Thank you to everyone who visited our touring exhibition, Masterpieces of Impressionism, at Tokyo Metropolitan Art… https://t.co/BRX9uCvdrW
Exhibition of Greek contemporary printmaking at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum - https://t.co/oF0Iu512SH https://t.co/ffwmsJSnob
LoveGreece.com @lovegreececom - 2019-12-16
On Monday November 25, 2019, the Exhibition of Greek contemporary printmaking in Japan was inaugurated at the Tokyo… https://t.co/oSgGhhjbJz
ItsNotYouItsMe Blog @itsnotyouitsme - 2019-12-14
Call Tokyo, call New York
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田村かのこ Kanoko Tamura @art_translator - 2019-12-08
I will be interpreting a gallery talk by the curator for the exhibition “Artists Look at Children” today from 2 pm… https://t.co/04OZF4NeVK
Pekka Pylkkanen @pekkasmusic - 2019-12-05
I visited the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in the lovely Ueno Park. I saw the exhibition of Chikara Matsumoto whic… https://t.co/NbWXjKogML
Kenneth Ong @kennethkingong - 2019-11-29
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noplasticshower @noplasticshower - 2019-11-26
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Hiroshi Yasuda @HiroshiYasuda9 - 2019-11-24
I am running series of brainstorming at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum as one of the Art Communicator to establish V… https://t.co/TphCDBGIji
Tokyo Arts and Space @tokas_en - 2019-11-22
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