Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Travel Guide - Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Information

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

Closed

  • 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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福居伸宏 Nobuhiro Fukui@n291 - 2021/11/25 19:33
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Photo Elysée@PhotoElysee - 2021/11/23 21:17
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Tokyo Arts and Space@tokas_en - 2021/11/22 16:44
【Cooperation】Tokyo Contemporary Art Award 2021-2023 winner Takeuchi Kota is joining group exhibition, “New ways to… https://t.co/IFqxRI7knN
nasa Asukai@nasaAsukai - 2021/11/22 09:00
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Andrew Farago has had the same job for 20 years@andrewfarago - 2021/11/02 02:41
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TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR@tabf_info - 2021/11/01 13:33
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Take a look to these great museums in Tokyo.
Great exhibitions available during Autumn & Winter.

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Tokyo Gov@Tokyo_gov - 2021/10/26 09:01
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REMINDERS PHOTOGRAPHY STRONGHOLD@RPStronghold - 2021/10/23 21:01
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Andrew Faraghost@andrewfarago - 2021/10/22 04:59
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Andrew Faraghost@andrewfarago - 2021/10/22 04:56
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🇯🇵Travisor 【Travel + Advisor】@travisor1 - 2021/10/15 22:45
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The Saturday Paper@SatPaper - 2021/10/10 18:00
The Tokyo Photographic Art Museum's 'Reversible Destiny', articulates notions of cultural memory, parody, sovereign… https://t.co/vNfa8QqRnP
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