National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

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The Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, Japan, is the foremost museum collecting and exhibiting modern Japanese art. This Tokyo museum is also known by the English acronym MOMAT. The museum is known for its collection of 20th-century art and includes Western-style and Nihonga artists. [Wikipedia]

Overview

Address

3-1 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda City, Tokyo (Directions)

Hours

10:00 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Holidays 10:00 - 17:00

Phone Number

03-3214-2561

Website

https://www.momat.go.jp/english/am/

Access

Take the Metro Tozai Subway Line to Takebashi Station. The National Museum of Modern Art is no more than a brief 3-minute walk from Exit 1B.

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