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National Film Archive of JAPAN
The National Film Archive holds special screenings and exhibitions of films.
It is the only national film institution in Japan that preserves, researches, and releases films to the public, and as of March 2022, has over 85,000 films in its collection. The main facility, the Kyobashi Main Building, houses two screening halls, an exhibition room, and a library. There, various activities are conducted as a base for passing on films and film culture to the future.
The screening halls on the first and second basement floors of the Kyobashi Main Building are constantly hosting feature screenings curated on a variety of themes, including director, actor, country of production, and genre. Depending on the project, a talk event with guests may be held after the film screening. The latest screening information is available on the official website.
In the exhibition room on the 7th floor, movie posters, movie equipment, and artifacts of prominent film industry figures are on display. In addition to the permanent exhibits, special exhibitions with various approaches are also held. 4F also houses a library where visitors can browse through film books from Japan and abroad.
A national film institution that collects and preserves more than 85,000 films.
The museum also features films from its collection on a variety of themes.
There is also an exhibition room with film-related materials and exhibition projects.
Can you provide services in foreign languages? (If so, please also inform us of the supported languages)
Explanatory panels in the permanent exhibition are available in English, Chinese, and Korean, in addition to Japanese.
Is it possible to re-enter the premises?
The museum does not charge for admission itself, so you are free to come and go as you please. As a rule, re-entry to exhibitions and screenings is not permitted (unless you leave to use the restroom or for other reasons).
Is free WiFi available in the facility?
Yes, it is.
Are coin lockers available?
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
- Mondays, during preparation for screenings and exhibition changes, and during the year-end and New Year's holidays
- 11:00am - 6:30pm in the exhibition room, 8:00pm on the last Friday of each month
General admission: 250 yen for exhibition rooms, 130 yen for university students
Screening of films in the collection: 520 yen for adults, 310 yen for high school and university students and those aged 65 and over, 100 yen for elementary and middle school students
1) Approximately a 1-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Kyobashi Station or Toei Subway Takaracho Station
2) 5 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza-itchome Station
- Credit Cards
- Not accepted
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)