The National Art Center, Tokyo
Located in a quiet but artistic area of Roppongi, the National Art Center, Tokyo, boasts an exhibition space of 14,000 ㎡, one of the largest in Japan. The Center was opened in 2007 for the purpose of presenting a variety of exhibitions as well as collecting and disseminating information related to art. In addition to 12 exhibition galleries, the Art Library, an auditorium and lecture rooms, it offers a restaurant, cafés and museum shops for visitors’ convenience. With a distinctive façade covered by glasses forming an elegant wave shape, the building was designed by Kisho Kurokawa.
Place name The National Art Center, Tokyo (in Japanese) 国立新美術館 Website go to website Phone 03-5777-8600 (Hello Dial) Dates Year-round
*Closed on Tuesdays (If a national holiday falls on Tuesday, the Center will open, and close on the next day); year-end through New Year’s holidays
Opening hours 10 am – 6 pm (last admission 5:30 pm)
*until 8 pm (last admission 7:30 pm) on Fridays
Price Varies according to exhibitions
Address 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Getting there
- Direct connection from Nogizaka Station (Tokyo Métro Chiyoda Line: Exit 6)
- About 4 min walk from Roppongi Station (Toei Oedo Line: Exit 7)
- About 5 min walk from Roppongi Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line: Exit 4a)
* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.