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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

8-36 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3823-6921
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The museum is located in Ueno Park... Babel was fascinating...

My wife and I were originally going to the National Museum of Western Art but when we got off the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
An excellent museum

Located in Ueno Park, between Tokyo Zoo & Tokyo National Museum, this museum has many interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“ueno park” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8-36 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3823-6921
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were originally going to the National Museum of Western Art but when we got off the train and started to walk towards the museum, my wife got excited about Babel... Long story short we went to see Babel, and after visiting...More

Thank RCE121
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Ueno Park, between Tokyo Zoo & Tokyo National Museum, this museum has many interesting examples of local artwork. From modern to not-so-modern art, this place presents many pieces for your viewing & consideration. The Babel Exhibition was a special exhibition on when I...More

Thank TravellingManOz
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The first Japanese museum we went to on our Japan trip was the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. I was pretty excited because the featured exhibit included some really great world class art. Unfortunately, and this is the reason the museum loses a star, we were...More

Thank Empala
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

But poor job on English information for the free exhibitions. The building, the exhibitions and the instalations are good but the lack of info in english pushed me away...

1  Thank 11_Noemi_11
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the 67th Exhibition of Modern Art Association 2017. There were some really interesting paintings and installations, well worth a look for a minimal entry fee. We had coffee in the cafe,they had a small selection of food like sandwiches and curry. There was free...More

Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The exhibit is open until 2 April, 2017 so if you are in Toyko in the next few days then visit. Plan to spend a few hours at the exhibit. There are audio devices but limited to Japanese. This is a special exhibit so you...More

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little gem . It cost less than 500 yen per person and was well worth the money . It's quiet and not busy at all so you can take your time to enjoy

Thank BAABAAchops1
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The exhibitions ate very good. Although it is little crowded we really enjoyed it. It is well organized and it is worth it.

Thank Moran D
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Museum easy to find in Uéno among other ones..and it has always different international exhibitions very interesting and not too expensive to see..The museum shop has many "varied things" to sell..at different prices ( small or great gifts to buy) Each time I come to...More

Thank Mitsuko M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Van Gogh and Gauguin exhibit is worth the visit. A collection of 65 pieces. However, it ends in December 2016. The museum is rather small. I was not able to go to the National Museum though. Compared to the Art museums in New York,...More

1  Thank MOHSMD
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Samantha Q
is the museum allowing visitors to take photographs of the paintings in special exhibitions or even in their permanent collection? Much thanks, Sam
23 June 2016|
Response from Makoto Y | Reviewed this property |
They allow visitors to take pictures of some out of their permanent collections.
Myrna B
Convenient hotels nearby
12 February 2016|
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