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The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo 東京国立近代美術館

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

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Japan's first national art museum, located near the Imperial Palace

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (also known as MOMAT), is one of Japan's largest art museums. Its collection include masterpieces by modern and contemporary Japanese artists, and Important Cultural Properties. Art lovers will enjoy the museum's art library.

Don't Miss

  • Masterpieces by artists like Yokoyama Taikan, Kishida Ryusei, and Fujita Tsuguharu
  • The view of the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace from the 4th-floor lounge
  • The Museum Shop, the perfect place to pick up a souvenir

How to Get There

The National Museum of Modern Art is in central Tokyo.

It is walking distance from Kudanshita, Jimbocho and Otemachi Stations, but the closest station is Takebashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line. It is located in Kitanomaru Park , which is just a 3-minute walk from Takebashi Station.

Photo credit: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

The collections at the National Museum of Modern Art

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo has a wide range of works by Japanese artists from the 1900s to the present day. Surrounded by the lush greenery of Kitanomaru Park , the modern architecture contrasts interestingly with the moat of Edo Castle.

Photo credit: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Starting from the collections on the fourth floor and working your way down, you can see the evolution of artistic expression in Japanese art. Yokoyama Taikan, Kishida Ryusei, and Fujita Tsuguharu are some of the highlights of the gallery.

Photo credit: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Photo credit: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo



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