Art & Design
Mori Art Museum 森美術館
One of Roppongi's most iconic museums for contemporary art and design
Located on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, the Mori Art Museum was founded by Minoru Mori, one of Japan's most powerful and influential real estate developers. Mori and his supporters built the space to feature the best in contemporary art and architecture.
- Having a meal at The Moon restaurant, which offers magnificent views of the cityscape
- Picking up one-of-a-kind gifts at the museum store
How to Get There
The Mori Art Museum is accessible by train.
The closest station to the Mori Art Museum is Roppongi Station on the Hibiya Line and Oedo Line.
Home to works from the biggest names in the art world
The gallery space has displayed works by some of the contemporary art world's biggest names, such as Ai Weiwei and Bill Viola. The museum is known as a proponent of Asian art, with many of the gallery's exhibits focusing on art from Japan and East Asia.
Showcasing works from traditional mediums and beyond
Displaying works that defy typical genre barriers, the museum and gallery host exhibits of traditional mediums like painting and sculpture along with less conventional art forms. In addition to exhibition-related programs, the museum offers sessions geared for kids, the disabled and seniors, including sign-language tours.
Special exhibitions in the gallery
The Mori Arts Center Gallery is an art space next to the 52nd-floor observation deck of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. It stages high-quality exhibitions featuring works from the world's top museums and others focusing on manga, anime and film, fashion and design from Japan and beyond.