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Updated: October 1, 2019

Calligraphy Museum 台東区立書道博物館

2-10-4 Negishi, Taito City, Tokyo

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

This museum showcases valuable cultural properties of historic Chinese and Japanese calligraphy collected over more than 40 years by Fusetsu Nakamura—a Western-style painter and an oriental calligrapher. Browse the museum's collection of approximately 16,000 works, including 12 pieces of Important Cultural Properties and 5 pieces of art treasures, such as bronze ware, scrolls, epitaphs, stationery and Buddha statues.

How to Get There

  • Uguisudani StationJR Yamanote LineKeihin-Tohoku LineNorth Exit5 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:30-16:30

    *Varies depending on screening or exhibition schedule
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf 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: 500 yen


Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areasWiFi
  • Automatic doorsElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsToilet with handrailsWheelchair loanAccessible communication formats

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

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