NMWA Museum Collection

National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo

Permanent event

*At the request of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the NMWA has been temporarily closed from 29 February (Sat.) to 16 March (Mon.), 2020, to help prevent exposure and halt the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).The government has requested that we continue these measures and so we have decided to continue this temporary closure for the immediate future.

The NMWA was established in 1959 around the core Matsukata Collection as Japan’s museum specializing in Western art. The galleries feature pre-18th century paintings including those by Ritzos, Van Cleve, Veronese, Rubens, Van Ruysdael, and Ribera, 19th to early 20th century French paintings including works by Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Moreau and works by the next generation of artists, such as Marquet, Picasso, Soutin, Ernst, Miro, Dubuffet and Pollock.



Permanent event

Open until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.


Adults ¥430, University Students ¥130, High School Students and under, Seniors over 65, Registered disabled +1 free, Special Exhibition Fees are charged separately.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:30
fridays closing at 20:00, saturdays closing at 20:00
Closed on Mondays


Address: 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
Phone: 03-3828-5131 Fax: 03-3828-5135

4 minute walk from the Koen exit of JR Ueno Station.

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