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 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.