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Updated: October 1, 2019

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT

Midtown Garden, Tokyo Midtown 9-7-6 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo

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If you only visit one design museum in Tokyo, make it this one

If you're a fan of design, then you should definitely schedule in a visit to 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT. Conveniently located in Roppongi in the center of Tokyo, the museum was designed by the legendary Japanese architect Tadao Ando and founded by the award-winning fashion designer Issey Miyake.

Tips

  • The stunning architecture of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT
  • Special exhibitions focusing on both innovative and classic movements in the worlds of design and architecture

Before entering 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, it's worth admiring the beautiful architecture, which is as much a feature of the museum as the exhibits they contain.

Inside the buildings are two large gallery spaces which host a variety of design- and architecture-themed exhibits that, in the words of the museum. "hope to redirect our eyes to everyday things and events."

The smaller Gallery 3 space, meanwhile, hosts exhibitions in collaboration with both Japanese and overseas companies that aim to explore design as a medium. These exhibitions tend to be a mix of both forward-looking and retrospective collections.


photo: Masaya Yoshimura


photo: Masaya Yoshimura

How to Get There

  • Roppongi StationHibiya LineOedo Line5 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 10:00-19:00
    MondaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundaysHolidays

    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: TuesdaysNew Year's holidays

Price

General admission: 1200 yen

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Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areas
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Automatic doorsWheelchair rampElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesBaby chair/high chairFolding bed for adultsWheelchair loan

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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