National Museum of Western Art, Taito

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#8 of 268 in Museums in Tokyo
Home to the most significant public art collection in the country, National Museum of Western Art specializes in Impressionism. Established in 1959, the museum features a main building designed by widely revered French architect Le Corbusier, and is a work of art in its own right. Immerse yourself in two floors of diverse works, taking special note of the 58-piece Rodin collection, alluded to by the trio of sculptures located outside the museum. Stop by the shop for an extensive collection of some 3,000 books on art and design, or drop into the onsite cafe to grab some refreshments. Arrange to visit National Museum of Western Art and other attractions in Tokyo using our Tokyo holiday planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    If displayed outdoor statue of Hercules to the Burghers of Calais, the gates of hell, the thinker, bow, etc., are now filled with the scent of culture.
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  • August 16, 2017
    I've never once lived in Tokyo, once came to the Museum of Western art. To see the exhibition of Anqing bolt entrance with his wife. Anqing bolt exhibition aside, the building's structure is quite stiff and Rodin other painting in the Impressionist collection exhibition matsukata collection as the Center, to truly national, rather different nice picture was a. Think fun and enjoy only the permanent exhibition in the exhibition and Interior, as well as special exhibitions.
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  • August 16, 2017
    National Museum of Western art from before I wanted to go. Arcimboldo exhibition just wanted to go so I went. By may be able to buy a ticket to any Smartphone with kreca, but I also. Was very busy during the holidays so I thought and exhibit placement is easy to.
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  • July 12, 2017
    The permanent exhibits is really worth the time. If you enjoy art it might be better to spend a whole day there. Paintings from the 13th century is shown and usually consists of religious themed works commissioned by wealthy patrons 14th-18 century works are available As well as roses by Van Gogh
  • May 17, 2017
    Easy to get to, just come out Ueno station (head towards the Park exit) once in Ueno park, the museum is on the right. Well priced ticket, for a lot of great art, including Paul Cezanne, Claude Monet, Renoir, Ruben's and many more. Definitely worth a visit! Expect to spend a good 3 hours here.
  • May 4, 2017
    A simple but beautiful art building. The entrance free not expensive. A good place to visit except shopping in Toyko.
  • April 19, 2017
    Peaceful museum and nice shop, general ticket 430 yen, accept visa, bring a note book or buy one here, they have these chops you can use.
  • June 24, 2017
    Beautiful and extensive must-see art collection. Could do with more English language annotations next to the artworks.

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