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National Museum of Western Art


Visit the National Museum of Western Art for Western beauty seen through Eastern eyes

As the largest museum that focuses on Western masterpieces in Tokyo, the National Museum of Western Art can be quite appealing. A total of 5500 works are exhibited, including valuable pieces from the 14th to 20th centuries. Occasionally, you may bump into popular artists when the gallery invites them to talk. Special exhibitions are held on a seasonal basis, such as the upcoming Sacred and Secular: Israhel van Meckenem & Early German Engraving this summer.


  • 9.30am - 5.30pm (Fridays 9.30 - 8.00pm) ; Closed on Mondays
  • +81 3 5777 8600
  • 7-7 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
  • Ueno Station via JR Yamanote Line, park exit; 7-minute walking from Keisei Ueno Station via Keisei Line