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Updated: April 2, 2018

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

Tips

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

Hidden away behind Roppongi Station, The National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT) has no permanent display. In that sense, it's a venue that hosts ever-changing art exhibitions. With its 12 galleries, the NACT 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 NACT 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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Contact

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

Price

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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