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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


Donwerth-Chikamatsu @AnnieDonwerth_C - 2018-05-20
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gay disaster @purplespacemom - 2018-05-19
day 2 noon: tokyo metropolitan art museum, very little info in english but it seems like all the works we saw were… https://t.co/Be5pXTC6BL
playJapan @playJapan1 - 2018-05-19
'Tamashima History · Museum Facility Introduction
A museum near the station! We see the art of Tama at the city of… https://t.co/Cw3eVCljpc
Tokyo Art Beat (EN) @TokyoArtBeat_EN - 2018-05-17
May 18 is National Museum Day! 4 places open FREE tomorrow:
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matka8 @PigletMatka_8 - 2018-05-12
We went to the Pushkin exhibition at Tokyo metropolitan art museum in Ueno today. There were many beautiful arts. I… https://t.co/ZMXJx6KVv4
amuzen @_amuzen - 2018-05-11
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hiroko sakaguchi @senang_2 - 2018-05-07
I'll definitely be there!😊🎵

Munch: A Retrospective|TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM https://t.co/mrrWy3RU3e
Impressive pieces of classical music/Arts @SAsdfj505 - 2018-05-04
May 4th E.L.Cortes(1882-1969)《Paris at Night》,H.Matisse(1869-1954)《Bois de Boulogne》,P.Picasso(1881-1973)《House in… https://t.co/fyROfWcXIT
mmmsumo @muunn886984 - 2018-05-04
Just been to Tokyo metropolitan art museum. I desperately wanted to see Monet’s painting, “Luncheon on the Grass”.… https://t.co/QZUR4r2ZFT
Design Festa @DesignFesta_EN_ - 2018-05-03
『Hanayama Naoki tenn half blood』Until Monday 6th,this 2016 Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum award recipient presents 4… https://t.co/xfyqzIa5Ki
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2018-04-28
フランス絵本の世界展 @LIFrancaises - 2018-04-24
French Picture Books Collection of Shigeru Kashima
at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
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Always Five O'Clock @alwaysFivePM - 2018-04-21
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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Hoca /墨Renaissance @whistling_tree - 2018-04-18
SUMIre-group meets SUIBOKueen + RIE♪
The SUMIre-group is going to the live painting performance debut at Tokyo Metr… https://t.co/xbnQLjxJEO
James D.J. Brown @JamesDJBrown - 2018-04-18
Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Horii Manabu opens exhibition of French landscape paintings on loan… https://t.co/D0oW6WHOTq
Artists of Colour @artistsofcolour - 2018-04-12
A Scenery Japan @the_phoenix_12 - 2018-04-08
Came to Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, to see modern art and my aunt’s painting.
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Eleanor Goldsmith @zaichishka - 2018-04-08
If you love Art Deco and you're in Tokyo, you should definitely visit Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum https://t.co/zlVvlwJpyY
Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2018-04-07
Exhibition Note 2018: FRENCH PICTURE BOOKS (TOKYO METROPOLITAN TEIEN ART MUSEUM) #art #exhibition #picturebooks… https://t.co/SvGXTybTb7
☻ Takashi ☻ 瀬藤貴史 @takashi_seto - 2018-04-01
I brought in my work now at Tokyo metropolitan art museum❣️ https://t.co/Oqj9k0vbRe
AdamNathanielFurman @Furmadamadam - 2018-03-27
After Tange’s Tokyo Metropolitan Government Complex, KPF’s 2003 Roppongi Hills Mori Tower (one of the world’s large… https://t.co/h5UvYHWiLT
Saw Kajiwara @s_kajiwara03 - 2018-03-24
At Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno, works of great Japanese artists will be displayed.
The exhibition's name… https://t.co/SzXyeIq4uJ
interfm_fun @interfm_fun - 2018-03-24
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Tokyo Speed Wi-fi @TokyoWifi - 2018-03-23
the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and the National Science Museum.
It is also home to Ueno Zoo, You can see a panda… https://t.co/AySqnvsPu9
Kjeld Duits @KjeldDuits - 2018-03-20
The exhibition Van Gogh & #Japan will show at the Van Gogh Museum in #Amsterdam

March 23 ~ June 24, 2018

This exh… https://t.co/d0zKn1BBmZ
AXBXCX @axbxcxrr - 2018-03-18
4 years ago today at Kan'ei-ji, National Museum of Nature, Tokyo National Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/I6uG1TYHAW
モカ @15otsukisama - 2018-03-18
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David Alexander Willis @WTTD - 2018-03-14
#HaruoIgarashi #opticalillusion #sculpture at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum #taito #taitoku #ueno #uenopark https://t.co/Zoc497Tk0m
David Alexander Willis @WTTD - 2018-03-14
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David Alexander Willis @WTTD - 2018-03-14
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Tiffany Uy @ohyesitsTIFF - 2018-03-13
Went to the The Brueghels’ exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum today. The still life paintings were jaw-dropping. 😍😍😍
Tiffany Uy @ohyesitsTIFF - 2018-03-13
Went to the The Brueghels’ exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum today. The still life paintings were jaw-dropping. 😍😍😍
Rosemarie Komossa @R_Komossa_media - 2018-03-09
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