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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

Susan @Susan_y_ - 2019-01-16
I'm on the airplane to go to see the #munch2018 at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum on a day trip.
西谷なおみ @naominishitani - 2019-01-14
Have arrived, but it seems like I will have to wait for another hour to enter😭
Munch: A Retrospective|TOKYO METROPO… https://t.co/RpgSiSTjj8
Field Corn @Real_Seeds_Bldg - 2019-01-13
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toshiya @toshiya19701203 - 2019-01-12
I went to MUNCH: A Retrospective @ Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. https://t.co/LReBxlnxEz
さかゆか @saka_yuka - 2019-01-11
Seeing Munich’s art “The Scream” for the first time #munch #thescream #tokyometropolitanartmuseum #art #museum @ 東京… https://t.co/VLuMrtdypZ
Blake Lily @blakelily_oiaui - 2019-01-10
The exhibition 'Gustav Klimt: Vienna – Japan 1900' @Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum starting on 23 April. I started t… https://t.co/fiPcO65pJy
W.けにー @sol_kenny75 - 2019-01-10
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I went to Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum &
The Ueno Royal Museum after my… https://t.co/kflHSvZnP1
SN @snepchan - 2019-01-09
I checked out the Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, where they had the famous The Scream and a… https://t.co/zcZXrZeVGq
SN @ 日本 @snepchan - 2019-01-09
I checked out the Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, where they had the famous The Scream and a… https://t.co/zcZXrZeVGq
Cameron ♀️ @camubits - 2019-01-08
@DemonicDragon It's in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum gift shop.
Cameron ♀️ @camubits - 2019-01-08
@DemonicDragon It's in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum gift shop.
Charlie Yuki @charlie_yuki - 2019-01-06
Visited Munch’s exhibition at Tokyo metropolitan art museum. Looking at his paintings my conclusion is: what a narc… https://t.co/NUqCVLswUv
Always Five O'Clock @alwaysFivePM - 2019-01-04
It's five o'clock here, now: https://t.co/uweqGvaHzl
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
conceptual_cafe @conceptual_cafe - 2019-01-04
MUNCH, A Retrospective, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum #ムンク展 https://t.co/oVHAQrRgcj
Shawn HibmaCronan @Shibmacronan - 2019-01-03
Happy 2019 buds!☀️
This new piece is heading to Japan for an installation my dear friend Alan Chin (thee man, myth,… https://t.co/k8wBmqz7Of
Sasha Ivanova @AikigirlTokyo - 2018-12-30
Amazing day at Ueno Park today:🎍 Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum🌠 😸👩‍🎨💜🇯🇵 Starry night is my favo… https://t.co/cHM4TiiS2k
Sasha Ivanova @AikigirlTokyo - 2018-12-30
Amazing day at Ueno Park yesterday:🎍 Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum🌠 😸👩‍🎨💜🇯🇵 And Scream Pikachu… https://t.co/w7lwQLTopB
Sasha Ivanova @AikigirlTokyo - 2018-12-30
Kadomatsu decorations at the entrance to Tokyo Metropolitan art museum. Welcoming Kami spirits to celebrate New Yea… https://t.co/Y4sdCZUQmd
Sasha Ivanova @AikigirlTokyo - 2018-12-29
8.30am, on my way to 🌲Ueno🌲 to see Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan art museum! 👩‍🎨
New Year holidays began!… https://t.co/c0qIsfGn0N
Fuji Sakura @fuji_sakura - 2018-12-25
Edvard Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum told me even The Scream is one of the masterpieces he crea… https://t.co/Nb6Kjn2y1P
bee_red_bee @bee_red_bee - 2018-12-25
I headed out to “The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum” last weekend.

Currently they have Special Exhibitions…

[Munch… https://t.co/ID8V4NAnTF
bee_red_bee @bee_red_bee - 2018-12-25
I headed out to “The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum” last weekend.

Currently they have Special Exhibitions…
[Munch:… https://t.co/H2T36GSOfX
Sasha Ivanova @AikigirlTokyo - 2018-12-24
Next weekend I am going to see Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan art museum!👩‍🎨🎅
I can't wait! 🤣🤩

#japan… https://t.co/QasDH1FcnW
RedGuardian @RedGuardian - 2018-12-23
Pokémon Monsters Take On Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ In Unique Card Designs
The Pokémon Company is teaming up with… https://t.co/tEpWHsjcWP
JapanFor2 @japanfortwo_en - 2018-12-20
How about the exhibition that’s being held for a limited time at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum until Janu… https://t.co/lqeBvEDq8r
FashionAvenue.com @FashionAvenueUS - 2018-12-16
@maria_Tokyo Yes, let's go to Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum! Beautiful Art Deco collections. I like this muse… https://t.co/NZnsHPwlK8
EXCEED. @TransAmGTA92 - 2018-12-14
@AmiMSX_1985 Yes, that's right.
I went to the Munch exhibition which is held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum r… https://t.co/loy35sWDay
Tokyo Art Beat (EN) @TokyoArtBeat_EN - 2018-12-14
The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) will reopen with two exhibitions starting March 29, 2019. Some 3,000 wor… https://t.co/qNH9xEvYZe
Manuel Bruges @ManuelBruges_ - 2018-12-13
The way she feels... at the Munch retrospective.
From October 27 to January 20, 2019, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art… https://t.co/c7J5Ry5rPX
R. Shah @Artpsoul - 2018-12-08
My work at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum for the 49th Annual Genyouten Exhibition Nov 2018. Special prize from… https://t.co/cuiMFpCXac
ゆ☆き☆え @ilovegingham - 2018-12-08
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Munch exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in… https://t.co/2bZgEu3Wib

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