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The National Art Center, Tokyo

One of Japan’s Largest Exhibition Spaces and a New Style of Museum that Offers a Bounty of Art-Related Information

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Museum

This museum has no art collection of its own, instead it hosts various exhibitions featuring art from both within Japan and from abroad.
The museum spans a vast 14,000㎡ area, divided into 12 exhibition rooms, an art library, a restaurant, 3 cafés, and the museum shop.
The building itself was designed based on the concept of “an Art Center surrounded by green spaces,” and is worth stopping by even just for its wavelike glass facade.

Highlights

  • Varied exhibitions not restricted to a single genre, from art masterpieces around the world to Japanese manga.
  • The art library has specialized books related to art.
  • The restaurant “BRASSERIE PAUL BOCUSE Le Musée” also serves dishes that are made in collaboration with exhibitions.
  • The museum shop “SOUVENIR FROM TOKYO” also sells Tokyo-esque designed items that are perfect for gifts and souvenirs.
  • Experience the forefront of Japanese art.

Photos

  • Unique front entryway and wavelike glass wall
※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

    Unique front entryway and wavelike glass wall ※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

  • Tea salon “Salon de Thé Rond”
※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

    Tea salon “Salon de Thé Rond” ※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

  • The lobby has a high atrium ceiling
※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

    The lobby has a high atrium ceiling ※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

  • Art library
※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

    Art library ※Photo provided ©The National Art Center, Tokyo

Reviews

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  • 亮介

    建築物本身就是個藝術品,玻璃帷幕外型曲線抓得很漂亮,地鐵站直接和美術館連接在一起,出站就到了。

  • 廖美鳳

    建築本身由黑川紀章設計規劃,本體就像是件藝術作品,坐下來喝杯咖啡靜靜的享受內部光影微妙的變化

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Details

Name in Japanese
国立新美術館
Postal Code
106-8558
Address
7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
050-5541-8600 (Hello Dial)
Admission
Varies for each Special Exhibition and Artist Associations’ Exhibition
Closed
Every Tuesday (open on public holidays and compensatory holidays, but closed the following weekday), year-end and New Year’s holidays (December 21, 2021 to January 11, 2022)
Hours
10:00am-6:00pm
※Last admission 30 minutes before closing
※Please check the official website for details, as hours may vary by exhibition
Access
(1) Directly connected to Exit 6 of the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line’s Nogizaka Station
(2) About a 4-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Toei Oedo Line’s Roppongi Station
(3) About a 7-minute walk from the Toei Bus Roppongi Station stop
(4) About a 5-minute walk from the Toei Bus Aoyama Saijo stop
(5) About a 4-minute walk from the Roppongi 7-chome stop of the Minato-ku Community Bus “Chiibus” Akasaka circulation route
Official Website
Official Website (English)