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Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo


Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 東京都現代美術館

How to Get There

  • Kiyosumi-shirakawa Sta.

An impressive array of art at Japan's largest modern art museum

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo focuses on art from the 20th century to the present day, including works by both Japanese and international artists. It is the largest modern art museum in Japan. Note that the the museum is closed for renovations at the time of writing.

The museum is comprised of both temporary and permanent exhibitions. The museum displays its permanent collection of about 5,000 works in rotated themed exhibits, offering a retrospective glance into postwar art history. The temporary exhibitions encompass a variety of genres including fashion, design, and architecture.

The gallery's high ceilings make it possible to display impressive large-scale works, while its large atrium is ideal for the year-long installations shown there. There is a gift shop and library containing a wide range of art books as well as a chic restaurant and cafe. The museum is located in the eastern part of Tokyo. Combine your visit with a walk around nearby Kiba Park, Ginza or Akihabara or a visit to Tokyo Skytree.

Check the official website for the date of the museum's reopening.


Opening Hours

  • See official website/local tourist information office
  • Temporarily closed for renovations

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