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The National Museum of Western Art (Main Building) was designed by an internationally renowned 20th century French architect Le Corbusier. Paintings from the Renaissance to the early 20th century, as well as modern French sculpture including works by Auguste Rodin are displayed in the exhibition areas.
The museum also includes a museum store, and a relaxing restaurant“ CAFÉ Suiren” . The National Museum of Western Art invites you to spend some quality time of your own.

 

To check opening hours, admission and exhibition information, please access to The National Museum of Western Art website.

Admission fees

Adults: 500(400)yen
College students: 250(200)yen

Free:
High school students or younger.
Those over the age of 65.
Those under the age of 18.
Those with physical or mental disabilities and their attendants.

* ( ) Figures in parentheses indicate discount fees for groups of 20 or more
* Separate charges for special exhibitions
* From September 2016, on Saturday evenings from 17:00 to 20:00, admission to the Collection Galleries is free until further notice.
* From Friday, June 9, 2017, on Friday evenings from 17:00 to 20:00, admission to the Collection Galleries is free until further notice.

Access

JR Yamanote Line, 1 minute from Ueno Station, Park Exit 
Keisei Line, 7minutes from Keisei Ueno Station
Ginza or Hibiya Subway Lines, 8 minutes from Ueno Station

The National Museum of Western Art

Information

  • Permanent Collection: 9:30 - 17:30
    Fridays and Saturdays: 9:30 - 20:00, 18 November 2017 9:30 - 17:30
    Extended opening hours: 9:30 - 21:00

    Special Exhibition: 9:30 – 17:30
    ・Velázquez and the Celebration of Painting: The Golden Age in the Museo del Prado : 9:30 – 20:00 (Fridays and Saturdays)
    *The days of the week for the extended gallery opening hours vary depending on the Special Exhibition.
    *Admission ends 30 mins. before closing time

    Museum opening hours: 9:30 - 17:30
    Fridays and Saturdays: 9:30 - 21:00
    *June 2 and 3: 9:30 - 20:00
    Days with extended opening hours: 9:30 - 22:00
    * The opening hours of the museum shop and other facilities (excluding Café Suiren) are the same as the gallery opening hours.

  • Mondays and December 28 - January 1
    (Except when a national holiday falls on Monday. In this case, the museum is open on the holiday and is closed the next day, Tuesday)

    Please check the official website for current information

  • 7-7 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo

  • +81-3-5777-8600 (Hello Dial)

  • Official website

Exhibitions

Exhibitions of The National Museum of Western Art

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