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.

The entire National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo will be closed from October 19 (Mon.), 2020 through the spring of 2022 (estimated) for museum facilities maintenance work.
* During the museum closure period, all NMWA facilities, including the Museum Shop and the Cafe Suiren, will be closed.

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

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


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


  • [Opening Hours]

    9:30 - 17:30
    Fridays and Saturdays: 9:30 - 20:00
    *Admission ends 30 mins. before closing time

  • [Closed]

    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

  • 050-5541-8600 (Hello Dial)

  • Official website

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