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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

Tokyo Arts & Culture @Tokyo_Art_Days - 2018-08-14
@tokyoartsandculture recently held the first MEET UP event at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum @tobikan_jp… https://t.co/by1Zn4PpUG
黒川 彰 @kuro_sho - 2018-08-13
Exhibition “Benches of the Brazilian Indigenous People” at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. Sophisticated… https://t.co/fE3ltu0Wqk
おきな @OKINAtoro - 2018-08-09
@Arch7Geo The sculpture is in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
Iroha song (Japanese pangram) is engraved on the s… https://t.co/OCCOwfOOYU
Christian Soleil @florian404 - 2018-08-07
Foujita: A Retrospective ― Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death|TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM https://t.co/gcVqavzb8Y
Melissa Uchiyama @melibelletokyo - 2018-08-06
BENTO—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating|TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM https://t.co/ccNv7i20ek Hmmm who… https://t.co/PQ5z56L0Xn
Tamaki Kasuya @TamarixIW - 2018-08-06
I went to the Tokyo metropolitan art museum with Kari last Sunday and saw the art of Leonard Foujita. https://t.co/Qd1lFU56m6
Dara Aram @daraaram2 - 2018-08-04
I'll be part of the 21st JAALA international art Biennale 2018 at the
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Tuesday, Au… https://t.co/7e0gKH6QcU
KIJE magazine @KIJE_magazine - 2018-07-31
Japanese style Bento, deeply rooted in Japanese culture, is getting popular around the world. Now Tokyo Metropolita… https://t.co/btZ8GrtTWK
Yokohama International School @yis - 2018-07-27
Juna Hewitt, Class of 2016, recently exhibited a painting at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of a wome… https://t.co/S1xZVjBOxz
Jepang.net @jepangnet - 2018-07-25
The JT is giving away tickets to 'Foujita: A Retrospective — Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death' at th… https://t.co/LFFO3lW9H0
The Japan Times @japantimes - 2018-07-25
The JT is giving away tickets to 'Foujita: A Retrospective — Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death' at th… https://t.co/R3bD1bKt6Z
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2018-07-25
‘Foujita: A Retrospective — Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death’ at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum https://t.co/ByQdp4ab30
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-07-21
Had the best Tokyo days in the past one and a half year with this lady! Manabe-san, Siri of the spirit of Bento. @… https://t.co/jeJ4SOYgdR
amuzen @_amuzen - 2018-07-20
[En] It’s not just about lunch box…
Discover the world of bento 🍱🍙
Bento exhibition will start tomorrow… https://t.co/t71h5L3e4F
After6Tokyo @After6Tokyo - 2018-07-18
EXHIBITION :July 31(tue.)–until October 8(mon.), 2018, #Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, #LeonardFOUJITA: A Retrospec… https://t.co/UoRcCirBdJ
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2018-07-18
‘Bento: Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating’ at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum https://t.co/KxTJ8CqQnQ
About food in Japan @aboutfoodjapan - 2018-07-17
The exhibition introducing Bento ( box meal) culture in Japan will be taken place at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/gOWCfHnkyJ
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-07-16
The installation for the Tokyo metropolitan art museum is full of gradient ribbons! The thespiritofbento takes the… https://t.co/qyhfJFQ5Io
Kazuhide Hasegawa @stargazek - 2018-07-05
Benches of the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples: Human Imagination and Wildlife
at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum… https://t.co/qPrDs9GfBn
Rachelle @rachelledesorcy - 2018-07-05
Last day in 🇯🇵. It’s raining so I made my way to the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum where I’ve been killing ti… https://t.co/5uPZGkBB27
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-07-05
Greenware scent objects. The spirits will carry and release scents in my installation for the Tokyo Metropolitan Ar… https://t.co/xeT5GDZ0DX
marije vogelzang @marijevogelzang - 2018-07-04
Will I see you in two weeks at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum? I am the spirit of Bento, living inside your ben… https://t.co/BHRfjA9cVv
Intrepid @Intrepid_2011 - 2018-06-29
P.S.2 As the digital museum is so much crowded, I may visit Asakusa amusement park or Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/YhpXsXo18l
MuPon @mupon_en - 2018-06-29
Indigenous art meets Art Deco at this exhibit of hand-carved benches from Brazil in the palatial Tokyo Metropolitan… https://t.co/EoTQpqio2R
Intrepid @Intrepid_2011 - 2018-06-28
P.S.2 As the digital museum is so much crowded, I may visit Asakusa amusement park or Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… https://t.co/orvK4Zr9r4
Camilo Rodríguez @CamiloGuezRodri - 2018-06-27
@brutalistdc What to do on a 4+hrs stop-over at Narita airport, Japan? Take the skyliner to Ueno Imperial Park & sh… https://t.co/eTQPMInuVG
Wind @alcibiadesw - 2018-06-16
... in Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in March, where there was 'The Tower of Babel' on dislplay (by another artist,… https://t.co/JCFkDGe8dv
Holly Thompson @hatbooks - 2018-06-15
A Trip Back in Time to the Belle Êpoch! Sketch and Word Crawl with a French Twist--a wonderful write-up by… https://t.co/iYGw5kg6XO
MuPon @mupon_en - 2018-06-15
Chairs from São Paulo by indigenous artists are shown outside Brazil for the first time at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien… https://t.co/G6pzKDZ9Ik
SCBWI Japan @SCBWIJapan - 2018-06-15
A Trip Back in Time to the Belle Êpoch! Sketch and Word Crawl with a French Twist--a wonderful write-up by Cam Sato… https://t.co/Tnp9zK57ih

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