Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Art Museum
Located within Ueno Onshi Koen (Ueno Park) in Tokyo’s Taito City, this is Japan’s first national art museum and opened in 1926. With a goal of serving as an entrance to art for Tokyo’s citizens, it hosts numerous exhibitions throughout the year such as special exhibitions jointly sponsored with media outlets, competitions arranged through art organizations, and collection exhibits that primarily include works of calligraphy. The facility also includes a café where guests can enjoy beverages and light meals, a restaurant that takes pride in its authentic roast beef, and a museum shop.

Spot details

Tokyo Taitou-ku Uenokouen 8-36
9:30-17:30 (Last entry 17:00) [Friday during special exhibition] 9:30-20:00 (Last entry 19:30) * Opening during Evenings will be suspended
1st/Mar., Special exhibitions and special exhibitions are Every week Monday (The next day in the case of Public holidays Closed), Maintenance closed, New Year's holiday
[Admission fee] Free [Admission fee] Different for each exhibition
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club)
Not available
Available(Tokyo free wifi)
English Menu
Halal certified
Nearest station:JR Ueno Station 'Park Exit'
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 30, 2020 (Information as of June 1, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Wheelchair, Ostmate compatible In addition to the toilet, there is a toilet with a bed for assistance,/Wheelchairs are available,/Beakers are available for rent,/Nursing room, There is a hot water service for milk (all are free)
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Not possible (Assistance dogs such as guide dogs are allowed)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Very well laid out, great staff
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.21
    The special exhibit was the well-known Gustave Klimt. Id seen quite a few of his works before but this was extensive and very educational about his history and philosophy. Not all of his...
  • Always great exhibitions
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.13
    Been here 4 times, they never disappoint. This time there was a Klimmt exhibition, which was very busy but definitely worth it. They always try to find a link with Japan is there is one, which adds...
  • Edvard Munch exhibition ...
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.12.24
    I was visiting Ueno Park and discovered one of the museums here - this one - was having an Edvard Munch exhibition. Paid for a rather expensive ticket, went to the exhibition and thoroughly enjoyed...

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