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SOMPO Museum of Art
A Museum Featuring One of Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”
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.
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
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 1-26-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
- 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.
- 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)
(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)