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The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

From World-Famous Paintings to Contemporary Japanese Art. Step into the World of Art to Foster Your Sensibilities

Museum

The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama is located in the abundantly green Kitaurawa Park. It has a vast number of works on display, including historic masterpieces from around the world like those by Picasso, as well as pieces by contemporary Japanese artists.
In addition to the museum’s permanent exhibits, it also constantly hosts unique special exhibits.
Furthermore, guests can take a seat at their leisure in one of the many amazingly designed chairs throughout the museum.
The museum also offers various opportunities to experience the arts, including museum concerts as well as workshops where parents and children alike can participate.
There is even a museum shop that offers a collection of art books and a variety of items, so why not stop by and look for a unique souvenir?

Highlights

  • See world-famous paintings and pieces by contemporary Japanese artists.
  • Unique special exhibits are being constantly held.
  • Enjoy taking a seat in an amazingly designed chair.
  • Museum concerts and workshops are held regularly.
  • The museum shop offers unique souvenirs for the area.

Photos

  • Museum’s modernly designed exterior

    Museum’s modernly designed exterior

  • Exhibits feature historic masterpieces from across the world as well as pieces by contemporary Japanese artists

    Exhibits feature historic masterpieces from across the world as well as pieces by contemporary Japanese artists

  • Take a break and sit in one of the museum’s unique chairs

    Take a break and sit in one of the museum’s unique chairs

  • Claude Monet, “Grainstacks at Giverny; the Evening Sun”

    Claude Monet, “Grainstacks at Giverny; the Evening Sun”

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, “Three Bathers”

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, “Three Bathers”

  • A spacious entrance hall

    A spacious entrance hall

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Details

Name in Japanese
埼玉県立近代美術館
Postal Code
330-0061
Address
9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
Telephone
048-824-0111
Admission
Free
Exhibit Fee
MOMAS Collection: General admission 200 yen, university students 100 yen
※Admission fees for special exhibits varies by exhibit
※Admission free for junior high school students and younger, as well as for those with valid disability identification (plus 1 attendant)
Closed
Mondays (open on public holidays and November 14th [Citizen’s Day]), year-end and New Year’s holiday, and maintenance days
Hours
10:00am-5:30pm (admission to exhibits allowed until 5:00pm)
※Hours for the data-reading room are 1:00pm-5:30pm
Access
About a 3-minute walk from the west exit of the JR Keihin Tohoku Line’s Kita-Urawa Station (within Kitaurawa Park)
Official Website
Official Website (English)