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|Address:||5-21-9, Shirokanedai, Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0071 [map]|
|Phone:||03 3443 0201|
341 m from Meguro Station
0.9 km from Shirokanedai Station
The Tokyo Metropolitan Teian Art Museum was converted into an art museum in 1983. Originally the Prince Asaka Residence, the museum is a rare example of Art Deco architecture situated inside a spacious garden. Its beautiful interior has served as the exhibition space for over 170 exhibitions, including shows on subjects often overlooked by art museums like fashion and jewelry. Since a 2014 expansion and the addition of new gallery space, the museum has taken an active role in promoting contemporary art. The museum is located in central Tokyo in Minato-ku, a short walk from Meguro and Shirokanedai stations. There is a gift shop, café and restaurant on site. Admission varies according to exhibition, and the museum is covered by the Grutto Pass.