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Updated: October 1, 2019
Visit the finest collection of Western art in Japan!
The Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo opened in 2010. It is a nearly-identical reconstruction of the original Mitsubishi Ichigokan building which stood in the same place. Originally designed by British architect Josiah Conder in 1894, it was the first western-style office building in the Marunouchi district, and housed the headquarters of the famed Mitsubishi enterprise. The original building had been demolished in 1968 due to age and disrepair.
Today the museum holds three exhibitions a year predominantly featuring Western art from the late 19th century, pieces contemporary with the construction of the original building. One highlight of the permanent collection is Henri Toulouse-Lautrec's Maurice Joyant collection, comprised of more than 200 works. The museum features a chic cafe and gift shop, as well as an English-style garden popular with those who work nearby. The surrounding area contains hip restaurants and designer stores.
Varies per exhibition or screening
For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.