Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

The Gateway to Art that All can Enjoy at a Museum in Ueno Park

Art Museum

Locally known as Ueno Museum since its opening in 1926, it has taken on the role of a temple dedicated to art.
Many exhibits showing famous works from both within and beyond Japan, such as special exhibitions, open calls and independently planned exhibits, are held here.
Using art as a medium, they are also putting effort into activities connecting people in their Art Communication Program, such as holding special art appreciation events for children and those with disabilities.
The building extends from 3 floors below ground to two floors above it.

Highlights

  • This is a museum located in Ueno Park
  • A wide variety of exhibits are held here
  • The restaurant and museum shop also offer complete selections
  • There is an elevator for wheelchair users

Photos

  • Surrounded by greenery, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
  • A variety of artwork also dots the garden outside

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Details

Name in Japanese
東京都美術館
Postal Code
110-0007
Address
8-36 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-3823-6921
Admission
Varies by exhibit
Closed
the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month (the next day if a national holiday falls on a Monday); for maintenance and during the New Year holidays
Hours
9:30am - 5:30pm
※ On Fridays during Special Exhibitions, the hours are 9:30 am to 8:00 pm.
※ Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.
Access
(1) About a 7-minute walk from the park exit of Ueno Station on the JR Yamanote Line and JR Keihin Tohoku Line
(2) About a 10-minute walk from Exit 7 of Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Hibiya Line
Official Website
Official Website (English)