The National Art Center, Tokyo, Minato

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#4 of 364 in Museums in Tokyo
Art and architecture enthusiasts should not miss the chance to visit The National Art Center, Tokyo. The center, opened in 2007, is noted for being an empty museum, meaning it doesn’t feature a permanent collection. Admire the imposing modern building, designed by Kisho Kurokawa and boasting a striking wavy glass facade. Step inside to admire the interior of the building, view one of the popular temporary displays, or check out the gift shop, restaurant, and cafe. Before you head to Tokyo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tokyo trip builder website , to make sure you see all that Tokyo has to offer, including The National Art Center, Tokyo.
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  • The museum and many exhibitions are free, usually with special exhibitions that require extra tickets. A lot of them are just going to visit this building beautiful building. CH25 B1, with Wei, has an egg chair for a three-room French restaurant. If it's a Chinese meal, it's a 2200-day coin to taste a very good meal.
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  • Came to see the picture of the Impressionist school in the eg Bührle Foundation collection today. At the Museum of modern art, looks at the picture better.
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  • Looking very good transport links, in the glass-fronted building, why is a nice Museum. Guests can enjoy different when meetings are on display, as well as snacks in the.
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  • The building is an impressive monument to architecture. Looks like an airport and has all the perks of an airport. From umbrella lockers to personal lockers. The lockers cost ¥100 which is basically a deposit, as you will get the ¥100 once you're done using the lockers. They're are 5 exhibition halls. Each one you get charge to enter. Which can become very expensive if you pay around ¥1,000 on each one. My recommendation use you're student ID for discounts or pick 2-3 exhibition halls you want to see. Or find a deal at the front office to access all the rooms and not be hassled on each exhibition hall. Free water is available at the cafeteria, but the food is expensive and small portioned. I spent ¥918 on a cheese cake and tea, which was a special they had. Inside the exhibition halls they have areas where you can take a break and look outside. These lounge room are located in the conors of the galleries. Also a library is available on the top floor, you can access art books and enjoy a more thorough experience.
  • This place is fantastic and very interesting arcitecture. Not horrible to find either. The cafe had a specialty menu for the current exhibit. Just a beautiful place to visit.
  • This was such a perfect morning trip. What a beautiful place and display. Everyone was nice and helpful with my broken Japanese and I had such a peaceful and enriched experience.
  • Love this museum. Beautiful structure itself. A lot of famous arts come here, it seems they have a good connection with art society. There are many restaurants around museum as well. Visit the museum in the morning while it's not crowded, then move to a good restaurant for a nice lunch!
  • Amazing architecture ! The exhibitions are clear and interesting. You could discover the magnificent about the building out and obviously in. There are coffee, brasserie and restaurant. French one "Paul Bocuse". Do not forget to bring your student card, there is a promotion. Enjoy ! :)
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