More of an historical museum than an art gallery, the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery holds a collection of 80 paintings showing historical scenes from the period that the Meiji Period, which saw a major revolution in Japanese society in the second half of the 19th century.
The pictures are in chronological order with the first 40 painting in a Japanese style, while the latter 40 works are painted in a western style.
1-1 Kasumigaokamachi, Shinjuku City, Tokyo
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission 4:30 p.m.)
- 285 m from Shinanomachi Station Chūō-Sōbu Line (JB27)
- 351 m from Kokuritsu-Kyōgijō Station Oedo Line (E25)
- 0.6 km from Sendagaya Station Chūō-Sōbu Line (JB28)