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Updated: October 1, 2019

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo 東京国立近代美術館

3-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda City, Tokyo

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

See the dynamic art of a changing Japan

Encompassing a huge collection of art ranging from the Meiji era (1868-1912) to the modern day, the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT) showcases works by both Japanese and international artists, demonstrating the cultural impact the West has had on Japanese art, starting at the turn of the 20th century. With over 13,000 items, the works at MOMAT reflect a turbulent Japan that was rapidly modernizing and changing as they were created, giving you an extensive visual insight into the time period.

The museum building itself is in a beautiful area of Tokyo; nearby, the Imperial Palace and its vast green surroundings are especially lovely in the spring and autumn. Although Takebashi Station is right beside the museum, a walk from Tokyo Station will take you through several historic sights on your way. The relaxation space named "Nagame-no-yoi Heya (A Room With A View)" on the building's top fourth floor offers scenic views of the area.

How to Get There

  • Takebashi StationTokyo Metro Tozai LineExit 1b3 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00


    *Varies depending on screening or exhibition schedule
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.
    *Between exhibitions



Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasWiFi
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • JapaneseEnglishChinese (simplified)Korean
  • Automatic doorsElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesFolding bed for adultsWheelchair loanStroller loanAccessible communication formats

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