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Updated: May 13, 2019

Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum 岡本太郎記念館

6-1-19 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Step into the world of Japan's foremost abstract artist

Taro Okamoto is one of Japan's most famous modern artists known for his avant-garde sculptures and paintings. After his death in 1996, his home and studio were opened to the public in the form of this small museum. Here, you can step back in time and glimpse his studio just as it once was. All of Okamoto's varied works were conceived here, including the famous Tower of the Sun located in Expo Park in Osaka. 

Many of Okamoto's drawings, sketches, and sculptures, as well as reference materials on post-war culture, are on display here. The studio itself is also of note, having been built by the famous Japanese architect Junzo Sakakura. With its concrete walls and lens-shaped roof, it is regarded as a fine work of modern architecture. The space also features a sculpture garden featuring Okamoto's sculptures among tropical plants. 

How to Get There

  • Omotesando Sta. | 8 mins on foot
    Ginza Line | Chiyoda Line | Hanzomon Line


Opening Hours

  • 10:00-18:00 Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours
  • Last admission: 30 mins before closing






Facility Info

  • Restrooms |

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