The National Art Center, Tokyo, Minato

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#4 of 265 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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  • great unique design, the art exhibit we went to was great, if your into that sort of thing. Not for everone. but the building was a great nice place to hang out at  more »
  • Many exhibitions, but this is the place to visit the buildings itself. Once inside the vast, I don't feel the pillars
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  • I went to see that someone won. It is very large. If you have disabled persons discount would be good. People with disabilities want to see pictures. You want to play, would you want to study.
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  • Impressive selection of works is putting it mildly. I plan on revisiting this gorgeous collection in such an incredible setting before too much time passes. Thank you for introducing me to so many fine artists!
  • Worth visiting place for everyone who is interested in art. Has some amazing temporary exhibitions on view there. Check the schedule. If you are vegetarian, don't expect to get any food at any of its restaurants.
  • Always something cool going on here. Exhibits are a bit pricy but generally worth it, and the architecture of the building itself is stunning and worth checking out just on its own. The museum is only a short walk away from Tokyo Midtown and 21-21 Design Sight so it’s ideally located for a cultured afternoon of art in the heart of Tokyo.
  • A must go if you're into art and architecture The museum's interior space is very contemporary and spacious, the center area on the first floor has a nice sitting space where you can buy some coffee and snacks. Me and my friends went to a sculpture art exhibition by Alberto Giacometti and it was fantastic! 如果您對於藝術還有建築很有興趣的話,來這邊看看就對了!
  • Just now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the gallery is a huge structure of steel and glass of at first confusing shapes, and I mean that in a good way. Gigantic foyers with glass cone structures with a bistro on top awe the visitor. Lockers are available for storage of cloths with cafe and shop facilities. The building is so good it is with visiting for that alone.

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