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Updated: March 22, 2022

Chihiro Art Museum of Tokyo ちひろ美術館・東京

4-7-2 Shimo-shakujii, Nerima City, Tokyo

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A delightful collection of picture books and art

This charming gallery is located in what was once the home of Chihiro Iwasaki, a famous Japanese artist and children's book illustrator. In addition to displaying rotating exhibits of her trademark watercolor works, the Chihiro Art Museum of Tokyo also features art created by picture-book illustrators from around the world.

Besides the exhibits you will also find a recreation of her atelier, a library with over 3,000 colorful children's books, and a picture book-inspired cafe.

How to Get There

  • Kami-Igusa StationSeibu Shinjuku Line7 min on foot


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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-16:00

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


General admission: 1000 yen


Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesNon-smoking areasParking
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesBaby chair/high chairWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding room

Information on COVID-19 prevention measures

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