Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

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Name in Japanese: 東京都美術館
Area: Ueno
Address: 8-36 Ueno-Koen Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007 [map]
Phone: 03-3823-6921 03-3823-6921
Access: 0.6 km from Nezu Station Chiyoda Line (C14)
0.6 km from Ueno Station Ginza Line (G16)Hibiya Line (H17)Yamanote Line (JY5)Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK18)Jōban Line (JJ4)
0.7 km from Uguisudani Station Yamanote Line (JY6)Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK17)
Hours: 09:30 - 17:00

One of Tokyo’s major art spots, located in the beautiful surrounds of Ueno Park. The museum showcases works by leading Japanese and foreign artists, featuring exhibitions on everything from calligraphy and woodblock prints to Van Gogh, Gauguin and new wave art.

Entrance is free, but some exhibitions have a fee.

While you’re there, stop by the National Museum of Western Art too.