Idemitsu Museum of Arts

Travel Guide - Idemitsu Museum of Arts


Idemitsu Museum of Arts is located on the 9th floor of Teigeki Building which also houses the Imperial Theater.
An exquisite view of the Imperial Palace’s woodland area can be enjoyed from the window.

The museum displays the artworks collected by Sazo Idemitsu, the founder of the major Japanese petroleum company Idemitsu Kosan.

Exhibitions are selected from his large collections such as Zen-ga (Zen paintings) by Zen priest Sengai, hand-painted Ukiyo-e, as well as Japanese and Chinese ceramics, crafts and paintings.
The art collections also include Western paintings, such as the works by Georges Rouault and Sam Francis, and they are displayed at featured exhibitions held five to six times every year.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 – 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 10:00 – 19:00 (Fridays, Admission until 30 minutes before closing)


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • New Year’s holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Yurakucho Station on the JR lines or Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y18)
  • 5 minutes walk from Hibiya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (E14), Chiyoda Line (C09), or Toei Mita Line (I08),

Address / Location

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