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Mori Art Museum, Minato

(4.1/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Nestled on top of Mori Tower, Mori Art Museum offers interesting contemporary art displays coupled with impressive views of the Tokyo skyline. Established in 2003, the stylish gallery with high ceilings and broad windows was designed by New York architect Richard Gluckman. Enjoy the exhibitions by both local and world-famous artists, visit the cafe and giftshop, or take in the extensive vista. The indoor vantage point on the 52nd floor is included in the museum ticket price, while for an additional fee you can take an elevator to the open-air sky deck. Make Mori Art Museum a centerpiece of your Tokyo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tokyo trip itinerary maker.
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  • Always have exhibited a lot, so have fun. Toy fun in the Museum Shop you can buy! Toy exhibitors to sell always slightly too!
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  • Families or couples, with friends, at any merits. That can get some sense of superiority views of Tokyo, such as the parents have been out of the country, easy to understand and can explain at the same time, highly recommended.
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  • Once you go to see the big spider (Maman), you can go inside the museum because is all in the same place. The museum has really update and relevant content, nothing that you could have seeing in other...  more »
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  • I visited the museum when the universe and technology exhibit was on. Really nothing impressive to see. Place is small. No natural sunlight. I normally would appreciate even a community history museum, but not this one. should've spent the money on a bowl of nice ramen instead.
  • Recently visited the museum and saw the Universe and Art exhibition which was excellent and the teamLab installation truly fantastic. Great views over the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo from the Skydeck.
  • I mainly came for the views but this place has an unnecessarily overcomplicated pricing system. Mostly everywhere online says you can see the museum and city views together, but apparently they've changed it and the panoramic view is only part of a package with a temporary exhibit that I did not have much interest in. So instead I paid an extra 500 yen to go to the rooftop. While it's possible to get some nice shots here the view is obstructed in all but a few areas, so it really should've been free. Or they should let people buy separate tickets for the rooftop alone without needing to buy one for the museum.
  • We went to Mori Art Museum to see Sailor Moon Exhibition, and first time it was really bad experience. We went on Sunday and it was already getting crowded, and I don't mind queuing, specially in Japan, but we got tickets and we almost got to elevator and then we were stuck in limbo. Basically in those few minutes when we bought the ticket and got to elevator, they have put the 2 hours waiting sign outside. Thing is they absolutely forgot to tell us. So I am standing there with my wife and my daughter, and some friends, and I am more and more annoyed by not moving. Now unlike Japanese people I rarely queue for more than 30 minutes, I really don' t care what ever it is. So totally aggregated I went to the ticket desk to see what is happening. And than I saw the sign. I got my tickets refund and went for nice chillout in near by Midtown Garden / Hinokicho Park. I went again, on working day, early in the morning, there was short queue and spent really worthy few hours at the museum. My recommendation is to avoid this museum on weekends if you don't have Mori Art Museum Annual Passport or a friend who has one (group tickets). 11. VII 2016 Went to Ghibli Expo, it was fantastic. Again we went early in the morning on Monday. There was a short waiting line, nothing worth mentioning, but it was crowded. So plan carefully visits to Mori exhibitions.
  • Great contemporary art museum that hosts world class exhibitions of modern art. Being located at the top of Mori Tower makes it even cooler and provides you with some of the best views of the city after you have seen some of the most beautiful art in the city.