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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

Nao @Nao731112 - 2020-10-31
I went to the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum.
I was absorbed in it, and it was night before I knew it.… https://t.co/VceLQeAPCu
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-31
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/884jbshOE3
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-30
Our current exhibition(s)

- Archives Exhibition 2020 Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Buil… https://t.co/IN8xlkzblk
Renee Phillips @reneephillipsny - 2020-10-28
'Twin Journeys' by Rajul Shah is a diptych in which the artist eloquently fuses Eastern sensibilities with contemp… https://t.co/bNdrGuYmXP
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-28
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/URu9LuhPtD
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-23
Our current exhibition(s)

- Archives Exhibition 2020 Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Buil… https://t.co/FxsxS6Ur4U
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-22
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/fY3w9vPPuc
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-19
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/zLXz7BZhQk
Fujiwara @___fujiwara____ - 2020-10-18
TOKYO METROPOLITAN TEIEN ART MUSEUM|Garden of Life: Eight Contemporary Artists Venture into Nature|Saturday, 17 Oct… https://t.co/WqIrGLaCoF
ShugoArts @ShugoArts - 2020-10-17
[Masato KOBAYASHI] Artist News

Masato Kobayashi is going to participate in the group exhibition titled Garden of L… https://t.co/8AeRDOYQV8
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-16
Our current exhibition(s)

- Archives Exhibition 2020 Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Buil… https://t.co/wkpF9CDZ2o
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-12
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/VRJAyeJtjQ
Roshanak @SokoKhazar - 2020-10-10
Felicitations to Ms.Higuchi🎊
Today I went to Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum for the subject exhibition, which was ve… https://t.co/A0BOPPdsSi
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-08
'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building is ongoing. (- Dec 6)… https://t.co/niMIRcO1pM
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-06
The 'Archives Exhibition 2020' Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building begins today, Oct… https://t.co/d5wvOGkRJe
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2020-10-06
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Archives material exhibition “Knowing the Old Building” held https://t.co/5CeJ1gfu4U
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-05
Our current exhibition(s)

- Archives Exhibition 2020 Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Buil… https://t.co/7f7ZP60o8z
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM @tobikan_en - 2020-10-04
Upcoming from Oct 6 — 'Archives Exhibition 2020'
Remembering the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Original Building.… https://t.co/95acbJ5oLd
* / 𝐑𝐈𝐇𝐀𝐙 . ‍‍ˏˋ • @COOTOOLOO - 2020-09-27
in 1945 after peace had been declared. It later traveled to the United States in 1963, drawing about 40,000 people… https://t.co/RlihHJDFed
Del Cook @chefdelcook - 2020-09-15
Hokusai Katsushika's 'Kisoji no Oku Amidaga Taki around the Taki Islands'. Hokusai painting will be exhibited unt… https://t.co/jNJ88GGREk
Patricia FLOR @EUAmbJP - 2020-09-02
Admiring the age-old technique of Nihonga through new works by artists of all ages. Thank you to Adm. Dir. Tabuchi… https://t.co/OgZlfc6LeJ
Sakura Hotel Jimbocho @jimbocho_hotel - 2020-08-31
I went to 'The UKIYO-E 2020 Japan's Three Ukiyo-e Collection' held at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art in Ueno! It… https://t.co/MfLjlS13NF
Mart Hemingway @ArtworkbyDD - 2020-08-26
Wooo! I was lucky enough to have this piece selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum as part of Sekaido’s worl… https://t.co/NatutZHGqP
Blue Leopard@三浦春馬を守る会 @ForHaruma - 2020-08-25
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【Others】
MC in 'Sekai ha hoshi mono de afureteru (The world is full of what we want)' in NHK
2 TV commercial… https://t.co/UXrSLPGVJw
mamipiaceitalia @mamitalia2007 - 2020-08-23
late afternoon walk to The Former Prince Asaka Residence (Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum) #tokyoteienartmuseum… https://t.co/QxtQuNChEo
aboude @Memesloveme - 2020-08-22
places to visit: Ueno Park

famous for the many museums found on its grounds, especially the Tokyo National Museum,… https://t.co/oGYDOrNg9l
aboude @Memesloveme - 2020-08-22
places to visit: Ueno Park

famous for the many museums found on its grounds, especially the Tokyo National Museum,… https://t.co/oGYDOrNg9l
Sonisan @Sonisan_jp - 2020-08-17
Had a good time at the #ukiyoe2020 exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, in which you can admire the « t… https://t.co/CMQjsKsTVK
Renee Phillips @reneephillipsny - 2020-08-13
'Twin Journeys' by Rajul Shah is an inspirational diptych in which the artist eloquently fuses Eastern sensibilitie… https://t.co/LtRRnEn6YY
TSUMUGU: Japan Art & Culture (English ed.) @jpn_art_culture - 2020-08-12
I missed this when I was there to see the #ukiyoe2020 exhibit the other day...

The museum shop at the Tokyo Metrop… https://t.co/gbxxbZaF8r
miki @mikik0307 - 2020-08-04
#Hokusai
#36ViewsofMountFuji (1831 - 34)
#ukiyoe

Can you find an interesting trick he used in this picture? 😉
Now… https://t.co/z7nVDO8H2d
JENJEN @rx79jenjen - 2020-07-28
In the morning, I saw the exhibition “The UKIYO-E 2020” at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. It was… https://t.co/qZwD8iRRFk
SHOLETTE @SHOLETTE_ - 2020-07-25
Kids dress, which made for the collaboration project of 'minne' and the exhibition 'The UKIYO-E 2020' at Tokyo Metr… https://t.co/kwd6pPGIeH
TSUMUGU: Japan Art & Culture (English ed.) @jpn_art_culture - 2020-07-23
Bad weather, but the much-talked-about #Ukiyoe2020 exhibit just opened today.

The art mag Bijutsu techo shows you… https://t.co/Rt3TFfBB81
TSUMUGU: Japan Art & Culture (English ed.) @jpn_art_culture - 2020-07-22
Take a look at the #Ukiyoe2020 exhibit promo. It's going to be the biggest art show in #Tokyo this summer. Starts t… https://t.co/hY6rpqAkKZ

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