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Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre 伝統芸能情報館

Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre
Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre

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Discovering Japan's stage arts

On the same site as the National Theatre , the Traditional Performing Arts Information Centre at the National Theatre of Japan has an information exhibition room displaying Kabuki woodblock prints from the National Theatre's collection, as well as costumes and props used on the actual stage. The theatre space in the exhibition room is also used to screen performances organised by the National Theatre.

Quick Facts

The National Theatre's collection of materials related to traditional performing arts is on display

The library reading room of the Information Centre for Traditional Performing Arts has a collection of approximately 290,000 books on performing arts (reservations required for reading)

How to Get There

The Centre is behind the National Theatre , a five-minute walk from Hanzomon Station on the Hanzomon Line or an 8-minute walk from Nagatacho Station on the Yurakucho, Hanzomon and Namboku lines.

Experience traditional culture

In the Information Exhibition Room, visitors can view up close nishiki-e (woodblock prints) from the National Theatre collection, costumes and props actually used on stage, and learn more about kabuki and other traditional performing arts.

Get a taste of the culture of Japan's traditional performing arts through the materials on display.



* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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