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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

aoki masaru @mazzy0108 - 2018-02-21
'Enjoying some art' 2018.2.4
At Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum on a Sunday evening
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aybuke @aybuketurker - 2018-02-20
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Musashino Art Universit… https://t.co/KMkzMcGWHO
chiara chiara chiara @chiaramitsu - 2018-02-20
Decoration Never Dies, Anyway exhibition @ Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum - worth a visit if you’re in the area! T… https://t.co/gSaY5jwlJc
Always Five O'Clock @alwaysFivePM - 2018-02-17
It's five o'clock here, now: https://t.co/uweqGvaHzl
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
DODOOBA @tweetICI - 2018-02-17
'Decoration never dies, anyway' on view at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum until Feb 25 2018 https://t.co/qujChQRngK
Brent Van Tassel @DonBrentino - 2018-02-07
“Decoration never dies, anyway” exhibition including works by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, is still on display in th… https://t.co/mU8Y2SrNXs
Jepang.net @jepangnet - 2018-01-31
The JT is giving away tickets to 'Brueghel: 150 Years of an Artistic Dynasty' at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/PwOYEN1api
The Japan Times @japantimes - 2018-01-31
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The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2018-01-31
‘Brueghel: 150 Years of an Artistic Dynasty’ at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum https://t.co/TPMXOmUSqk https://t.co/zwHxOiI7Lm
おかしいや @okashiiya - 2018-01-28
Today, It has been exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
Belgium in Japan @BelgiumEmbJapan - 2018-01-27
Ambassador Sleeuwagen enjoyed visiting the #Brueghel exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at Ueno. Three… https://t.co/Osxmrq5zZR
Belgium in Japan @BelgiumEmbJapan - 2018-01-23
Our Ambassador has been personally inspecting the #Smurf merchandising at the #Bruegel exhibition opening today at… https://t.co/OjiVoGZmQK
Dennis A. Amith @kndy - 2018-01-20
The One about “Decoration never dies, anyway” at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Part 1 https://t.co/uOV2WV8R86
Dennis A. Amith @kndy - 2018-01-20
The One about “Decoration never dies, anyway” at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Part 3 – Yoshikazu Yamagata https://t.co/svsA4qer7D
Belgium in Japan @BelgiumEmbJapan - 2018-01-19
Hope to see you at the #Brueghel exhibition opening this Tuesday 23 January at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at… https://t.co/o28ypff6OV
BelgiumEmbassyJapan @BelgiumEmbJapan - 2018-01-19
Hope to see you at the #Brueghel exhibition opening this Tuesday 23 January at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at… https://t.co/o28ypff6OV
AMITELIC @AMITELIC - 2018-01-10
The elaboration of decoration as art - In the setting of what is probably Tokyo’s most stylishly decorated art muse… https://t.co/hI9nxMKby2
Ann Clement @AnnClem - 2018-01-10
Japan today; The elaboration of decoration as art - In the setting of what is probably Tokyo’s most stylishly decor… https://t.co/TtJbv3atc9
From Tokyo(*^ω^)ノ Please call me Gen♪ @TokyoOtter - 2018-01-07
This is a #kadomatsu.
We set up at the entrance New Year Week to invite happiness.
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#Tokyo M… https://t.co/ucgBeUF222
Tokyo Cheapo @TokyoCheapo - 2018-01-05
It's the last few days to see the Van Gogh and Japan exhibition at the #Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum - see 40 of h… https://t.co/LqTqJhAY46
Rayme Michaels @Rayme_Michaels - 2018-01-02
Really cool paintings I saw today at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum: https://t.co/xCMy76Kss5
Rayme Michaels @Rayme_Michaels - 2018-01-02
Really cool paintings I saw today at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum: https://t.co/xCMy76Kss5
Tokyo Cheapo @TokyoCheapo - 2018-01-02
It's the last few days to see the Van Gogh and Japan exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum - see 40 of his Ja… https://t.co/t1NA4UScWt
hongye @hongyeren - 2018-01-01
Van Gogh and Japan exhibition at Tokyo metropolitan art museum,great exhibition, will continue at Van Gogh museum i… https://t.co/Pvav20q9fj
Kazuhide Hasegawa @stargazek - 2017-12-30
Yoshikazu YAMAGATA
Earth
from Save the Earth, the 2015AW Collection
Mixed media
at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art M… https://t.co/A6SHGXWJfr
Kαtie ❤︎ @katiever_ - 2017-12-30
day well spent at the tsukiji market and ueno park 😌

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che chou @chespace - 2017-12-29
Spending the afternoon at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum to check out Vam Gough as well as the New Realism exhib… https://t.co/yhdoyCZ18y
Juria @JuriaTRM - 2017-12-28
Saw some Van Gogh and amazing Japanese realist painters at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum today. No photography allo… https://t.co/B3AqdDcNKe
Kazuhide Hasegawa @stargazek - 2017-12-28
Kour Pour
acrylic on canvas over panel
at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
Decoration never dies, anyway
2017.… https://t.co/orYNaGEUL6
Saki Hibino @biiiiiiiino - 2017-12-28
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