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Updated: October 1, 2019

The National Art Center, Tokyo 国立新美術館

7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo

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A futuristic art center hosting a variety of artistic expressions

The National Art Center, Tokyo is one of Japan's largest exhibition spaces. Entrance is free, but a ticket may be required for some exhibitions. The National Art Center, Tokyo building was designed by the critically acclaimed architect Kisho Kurokawa.

The National Art Center, Tokyo

The National Art Center, Tokyo


  • Check out the diverse Artist Associations’ Exhibitions that take up 10 different galleries
  • Don't miss the ever-changing special exhibitions hosted in the two 2,000-square-meter galleries inside the National Art Center, Tokyo.
  • Be amazed by the futuristic interior and exterior design at the National Art Center, Tokyo.

The National Art Center, Tokyo

Hidden away behind Roppongi Station, the National Art Center, Tokyo has no permanent display. In that sense, it's a venue that hosts ever-changing art exhibitions. With its 12 galleries, the National Art Center, Tokyo can hold a variety of exhibitions at the same time, which means that you're bound to find something that appeals to you. Art lovers might want to head up to Roppongi Hills afterward to combine the National Art Center, Tokyo visit with a trip to the Mori Art Museum.

How to Get There

  • Nogizaka StationChiyoda LineExit 6Directly connected


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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-18:00

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: TuesdaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.



Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasWiFi
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  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsEscalatorElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsDiaper changing facilitiesFolding bed for adultsWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding roomAccessible communication formats

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