Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Travel Guide - Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo


It is one of the largest modern art museums in Japan with permanent collection galleries, temporary exhibitions, and an art library.
The theme of the museum with its approximately 4,000 works has been the development of Japanese at since World War II.
It also added artworks by major foreign artists, dozens of which are permanently exhibited as part of the MOT collection.
Visitors can see modern art from an international perspective.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 – 18:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • Thursdays and Fridays: 10:00 – 20:00 *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

  • 9 minutes walk from Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z11)
  • 13 minutes walk from Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station on the Toei Oedo Line (E14)

Address / Location

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