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Updated: April 2, 2018

National Film Archive of Japan 国立映画アーカイブ

3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

A social and cultural institution dedicated to Japan’s fascinating history of film

The National Film Archive of Japan is the country’s only national institution dedicated to the study and preservation of cinema in Japan. The site is home to a collection of over 70,000 Japanese and 8,000 foreign films, as well as two cinemas hosting regular screenings of local and select international films.

On the seventh floor, you’ll find a permanent gallery dedicated to the nation’s rich film history. Here you can wander through an eclectic collection of posters, photographs, cameras and other film paraphernalia covering all facets of the Japanese film industry. If you want to catch a movie, tickets can be easily purchased from the reception desk.

How to Get There

  • Kyobashi Station | Exit 1or 2 | 1 min on foot
    Ginza Line
  • Takaracho Station | Exit A4 | 1 min on foot
    Asakusa Line
  • Ginza-itchome Station | Exit 7 | 5 min on foot
    Yurakucho Line

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Opening Hours

  • See official website/local tourist information office

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Smoking area |
  • Japanese | English |
  • braille signage | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Handrails | Wheelchair ramp | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | ostomate restrooms | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan |

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