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Updated: April 2, 2018

Takehisa Yumeji Museum 竹久夢二美術館

2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

A gallery dedicated to the life and work of Yumeji Takehisa

The Takehisa Yumeji Museum is a museum is dedicated to the work and life of Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934), a leading Japanese painter who rose to fame during the Taisho era. Happening between 1912-1926, the Taisho era was a period in Japan’s history when western and local culture started to blend.

Takehisa was most famous for this representation of beautiful women, known in Japanese as bijin-ga. In total the museum houses over 3,000 works by the artist. Rotating exhibitions are held every three months displaying carefully selected works from the gallery’s collection. The museum is also home to Yumeji Cafe Minatoya, a café with an impressive view of museum’s gardens.

How to Get There

  • Nezu Sta. | Exit 1 | 7 mins on foot
    Chiyoda Line
  • Todaimae Sta. | Exit 1 | 7 mins on foot
    Namboku Line
  • Ueno Sta. | Park Exit | 25 mins on foot
    JR Yamanote Line | JR Keihin-Tohoku Line | JR Joban Line | JR Tohoku Line | JR Takasaki Line | Ginza Line | Hibiya Line | Keisei Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00 Tue-Sun, holidays
    Closed between exhibits
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours
  • Last admission: 16:30






Discounts available for students

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities |

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