Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
Museum in The Musashino, Tama area
The museum is built on the site of the home and atelier where Chihiro Iwasaki spent the last 22 years of her life and produced many works. In 1977, three years after her death, the world's first picture book museum, the Chihiro Iwasaki Picture Book Museum (now the Chihiro Museum of Art), opened. Then in 2002, with respect for the time that Chihiro spent living there and the history of the museum, the public space was significantly increased and the building was reborn as a barrier-free building. Visitors can take in her pictures while sat on Chihiro’s favorite sofa, experience the painstakingly restored atelier, and enjoy Chihiro Garden where the flowers and trees that the artist loved and raised were planted.
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From 10:00 to 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Extended hours during Golden Week and summer. Closed in between exhibitions, over the New Year holidays, and February. Open on a public holiday Monday and closed the following day.
Adults ¥1000, Seniors over 65 and University Students ¥800, High school students and under free, Persons with Disability Certificated + 1 Companion free.
Address: 4-7-2 Shimo Shakujii, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 177-0042
Phone: 03-3995-0612 Fax: 03-3995-0680
7 minute walk from the North exit of Kami-igusa Station on the Seibu Shinjuku line; From the North exit of Ogikubo Station on the JR or Marunouchi line, take the Seibu bus and get off at Kami Igusa Eki Iriguchi. The venue is 5 minute walk from there.