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SOMPO Museum of Art

A Museum Featuring One of Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”

Museum

The Sompo Japan Museum of Art is an art landmark in Shinjuku, and it is home to diverse arts and culture. The museum hosts a wide variety of exhibitions.
The main focuses among its boasted collection of about 630 works are Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” and works by Western-style painter Seiji Togo. A print of Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” on porcelain tile is on display by the museum’s entrance, which catches the eye of passerby.
The museum’s 1st floor is the entrance hall, the 2nd floor houses the museum shop and a rest area, and the 3rd through 5th floors contain exhibition rooms.

Highlights

  • See Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” on display
  • The museum relocated and was redesigned in 2020, now featuring a beautiful curved architectural design
  • All rooms are barrier-free

Photos

  • Architectural design featuring soft curves
(提供:大成建設株式会社一級建築士事務所)

    Architectural design featuring soft curves (提供:大成建設株式会社一級建築士事務所)

  • Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” 1888

    Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” 1888

  • Seiji Togo’s “Portrait of a Woman,” 1936

    Seiji Togo’s “Portrait of a Woman,” 1936

  • Seiji Togo’s “Nostalgia,” 1959

    Seiji Togo’s “Nostalgia,” 1959

  • Logo

    Logo

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Details

Name in Japanese
SOMPO美術館
Postal Code
160-8338
Address
1-26-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-5777-8600
Admission Fee
Varies by exhibit
※High school students and younger receive free admission. Junior high school and high school students must present their student handbook or student ID for confirmation.
※Only the museum shop is completely free to visit.
Closed
Mondays (open if it is a holiday), New Year holidays, and periodically during changes of exhibits
Business Hours
10:00am-6:00pm (Last admission is 30 minutes before closing)
Access
(1) About a 5-minute walk from the west exit of the Yamanote Line and Chuo Line’s JR Shinjuku Station
(2) About a 5-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line’s Shinjuku Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)