National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Nezu Museum

Kim B   - 1 min read
Venue : Nezu Museum When : Nov 14th - Dec 20th 2020, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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The Nezu Museum has introduced an online timed-entry reservation system, for use by all visitors, as one of their measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Moreover, for the time being, the opening hours of NEZUCAFÉ is 10am - 4:30pm (last order: 4:00pm).

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2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the Nezu Museum Foundation, a mainstay on the Tokyo arts and culture scene. To celebrate this, the museum is hosting a special exhibition from November 14th until December 20th titled "National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties in the Nezu Collection". The event will showcase a range of the museum's most spectacular items from across the East Asian region.

Some of the pieces on display will include the famous "Irises" painting By Ogata Kōrin which was designated as a National Treasure, alongside sculptures, archeological materials, and ceramics which are listed as Important Cultural Properties.

Admission to the special exhibition is priced at 1500 yen for adults, and 1200 yen for students. Do note that the museum is closed each Monday if you're planning a special visit.

Getting there

Nezu Museum can be accessed in five minutes on foot from Omotesando Station, served by the Ginza, Chiyoda, and Hanzomon Tokyo Metro Subway Lines. The closest exit is A5.

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Kim B

Kim B @kim.b

I'm an Australian who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures, with only Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto left to check out. I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a re...