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Updated: May 13, 2019

The National Art Center, Tokyo 国立新美術館

7-22-2 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo

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.


  • 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.

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 Sta. | Exit 6 | Direct Access
    Chiyoda Line
  • Roppongi Sta. | Exit 4a | Approx. 5 min on foot
    Hibiya Line
  • Roppongi Sta. | Exit 7 |Approx. 4 min on foot
    Toei Oedo Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00–18:00 Mon, Wed, Thu, Sun
    10:00–20:00 Wed, Sat
    Opening hours and exhibition schedules vary
    Opening hours may vary by business/facility
  • Last admission: 30 mins before closing


Cash | Visa | JCB | MasterCard | AMEX | UnionPay |

Admission varies by exhibition

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities | Smoking area | WiFi |
  • Japanese | English |
  • Japanese | English |
  • Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Escalator | Wheelchair accessible elevator | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | ostomate restrooms | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room | Folding bed for adults | Accessible communication formats |

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