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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

Bob Hagh @BobHagh - 2018-10-16
These @Pokemon cards for the special Edvard Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum are so sick. https://t.co/KhDJ7TPiRx
GoNintendoTweet @GoNintendoTweet - 2018-10-16
Pokémon Center and the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum team up for special Pokemon cards based on The Scream… https://t.co/bChdUYYk2u
HYPEBEAST @HYPEBEAST - 2018-10-16
Commemorating the opening of “Munch: A Retrospective.”
https://t.co/70RYvU83Gk
KotakuBot @KotakuBot - 2018-10-16
Look At These Beautiful Pokémon Cards https://t.co/UKaY9JAJ8H

There’s an Edvard Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metr… https://t.co/xynr6AqFbB
LUKE @luke16taylor - 2018-10-16
These are pretty cool. https://t.co/ysdOuQutnd
Namer Merli @AmetDj - 2018-10-16
Guess we'll need to pay the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum a visit while we're there :D @Ulala5 https://t.co/xUb05JukIQ
Nerd and Proud TV @nerd_proud - 2018-10-16
There’s an @Edvard Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at the end of the month, and to commemorate t… https://t.co/T4LEneFlvW
Shadow_Hunt @Shadow_Hunt_005 - 2018-10-16
Absolutely love the art of the cards that will be coming out for the Munch Exhibition in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art… https://t.co/JDveyUEKb4
TOY PEOPLE NEWS @PeopleToy - 2018-10-16
Scream! #Pokemon Trading Card Exclusively at Pokemon Center and Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.… https://t.co/6r67MpGHk0
Lunar Lugia @PrimalLugia - 2018-10-15
I don't think these promos will release outside of Japan since they're a collaboration with Tokyo Metropolitan Art… https://t.co/Ihf2OnNG7b
Lunar Lugia @PrimalLugia - 2018-10-15
This is not a joke!! The scream full art promos!!!

To be sold at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Pokemon Center Onl… https://t.co/geBR2xwe6e
MegaRayquaza is a dominant force in the Anything G @megaxard - 2018-10-15
LRT AT THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM. OH MY GOD?
Miraculous Maku @RedMakuzawa - 2018-10-15
Oh my god. This is pretty cool neat. Basically Pokemon Trading card collab with Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum - edv… https://t.co/HxcoM6fmtr
PatChampYoutuber @PatChampYoutube - 2018-10-15
5 BRAND NEW PROMOS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED IN JAPAN BASED ON EDVARD MUNCHS 1893 PAINTING ‘THE SCREAM’ WHICH IS ON DISPLA… https://t.co/Mwwu5aoihx
PatChampYoutuber @PatChampYoutube - 2018-10-15
5 BRAND NEW PROMOS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED IN JAPAN BASED ON EDVARD MUNCHS 1893 PAINTING ‘THE SCREAM’ WHICH IS ON DISPLA… https://t.co/ltE4IpKy7J
PatChampYoutuber @PatChampYoutube - 2018-10-15
5 BRAND NEW PROMOS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED IN JAPAN BASED ON EDVARD MUNCHS 1893 PAINTING ‘THE SCREAM’ WHICH IS ON DISPLA… https://t.co/q8w28KOear
PatChampYoutuber @PatChampYoutube - 2018-10-15
5 BRAND NEW PROMOS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED IN JAPAN BASED ON EDVARD MUNCHS 1893 PAINTING ‘THE SCREAM’ WHICH IS ON DISPLA… https://t.co/qXcbfWt0pF
PatChampYoutuber @PatChampYoutube - 2018-10-15
5 BRAND NEW PROMOS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED IN JAPAN BASED ON EDVARD MUNCHS 1893 PAINTING ‘THE SCREAM’ WHICH IS ON DISPLA… https://t.co/swKEGfwusU
𝕊𝕖𝕒𝕟𝕟𝕚𝕓𝕒𝕝 @SeannibalLecter - 2018-10-15
So TPCI will release promo cards inspired by Edvard Munch's “The Scream” to celebrate a special Munch exhibition at… https://t.co/EnWSW0oT5S
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2018-10-13
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is a museum located in Ueno Park. In 1926 a donation from Japanese businessman Sato K… https://t.co/HH8JZwUI69
8tokyo.com @8tokyo - 2018-10-11
Draw your own 'The Scream' https://t.co/Y22ynXzDfj 😱🙀
(promo by Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Edvard Munch Exhibit… https://t.co/voAGUba6lT
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-10-09
AAAAAND...It’s a wrap! The Bento exhibition at the Tokyo metropolitan art museum finished today. The exhibition att… https://t.co/mdTY0anTuE
Catherine Jao @ccsevj - 2018-10-07
At the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, with my painting at the Gensuiten :) if you have time, do drop by to see it!… https://t.co/6QENzWbBtp
Pete D. 🇯🇵🇨🇦 @GaijinPete - 2018-10-07
Cool shot outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum https://t.co/hR4ird4Ew4
Wandering life with Peter 🇨🇦🇯🇵🚶‍♂️🚗📸 @GaijinPete - 2018-10-07
Cool shot outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum https://t.co/hR4ird4Ew4
frankyokoyama @frankyokoyama - 2018-10-06
Today is Tsuguharu Fujita exhibiting at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno. It was my first time to see such a l… https://t.co/jfE8ur3Gm9
Christina Neno @NenoStudios - 2018-10-05
Visited the multi-sensory Bento exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum today. #bento #tokyoart #interactiveart https://t.co/xanPn0P6Sm
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-10-05
Today, the Dutch minister of Culture, mrs van Engelshoven came to see my Bento installation at the Tokyo metropolit… https://t.co/SZDoNDCPrW
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-10-05
Today, the Dutch minister of Culture, mrs van Engelshoven came to see my Bento installation at the Tokyo metropolit… https://t.co/wrVvu0mt0J
walking.biking.japan @JapanWalking - 2018-10-03
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum was designed by Kunio Maekawa, an apprentice of Le Corbusier. #art #museum… https://t.co/6I1E00b6DY
Being Tokyo @beingtokyo - 2018-09-30
I recently really enjoyed the
Bento - Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating exhibition at Tokyo Metropolit… https://t.co/fB4V4QBvMt
Being Tokyo @beingtokyo - 2018-09-30
I recently really enjoyed the
Bento - Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating exhibition at Tokyo Metropolit… https://t.co/fB4V4QBvMt
Being Tokyo @beingtokyo - 2018-09-30
I recently really enjoyed the
Bento - Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating exhibition at Tokyo Metropolit… https://t.co/fB4V4QBvMt
amuzen @_amuzen - 2018-09-30
[En] Tomorrow is Tokyo residents’ day (“Tomin-no-hi”)
Admission will be free, to everyone, to major Japanese gard… https://t.co/bHPAxMwdzR
After6Tokyo @After6Tokyo - 2018-09-28
today is September 28(fri.)
warm and sunny!

Let's go to the museum tonight.
My recommendation is 'Leonard (Tsugu… https://t.co/f83ADEWbQs
Vito Abba @VitoAbba - 2018-09-28
OpenArtCode Tokyo with AJAC Exhibition takes place from 27 September–5 October at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/yGEpCcRSqf
Signe Brudeset @NorAmbTokyo - 2018-09-27
Visited Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum to discuss upcoming exhibit on Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. Opens 27 Oct.… https://t.co/L0dL2M8nUj
Susan Grant Lewin Associates @SGL_A - 2018-09-27
Our client Sandra Muss' @sandramuss work is about to go on show in Japan. OpenArtCode Tokyo opens tomorrow at the T… https://t.co/6UbTAMrrU9
Sheepchase 🍃🌈🍄 @sheepchase - 2018-09-23
Want to go to this.
Tokyo METROPOLITAN TEIEN ART MUSEUM|EXOTIC × MODERN: French Art Deco and inspiration afar|Satur… https://t.co/GFHoYRZPjN
miu @learner_miu - 2018-09-21
I went to the art museum today. Tokyo metropolitan art museum open for eight o’clock at night on every Friday. Now… https://t.co/aKWF9NOsnE

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