Last Updated:Feb 16, 2021

Kanto Museum Closings and Shortened Hours

The COVID-19 State of Emergency is causing some venues to close or change their hours.

Ichihara Lakeside Museum
Ichihara Lakeside Museum

Tokyo
The National Art Center, Tokyo
No extended hours until further notice. Closes at 6:00 p.m.

Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
Closed until further notice

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
Closed until further notice

Okura Museum of Art
Closed until further notice

The Ad Museum Tokyo
Closed until further notice

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Friday and Saturday evening extended hours suspended. Closes at 5:00 p.m.

National Museum of Nature and Science
Some exhibitions and services closed until further notice. Extended Friday and Saturday hours suspended. Closes at 5:00 p.m.

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
MOT Collection exhibition closed until further notice

Suntory Museum of Art
Closes at 6:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through February 7.

Tokyo Station Gallery
Closes at 6:00 p.m. on Fridays through February 5

Ota Memorial Museum of Art
Closes at 5:00 p.m. until further notice

Seikado Bunko Art Museum
Closes at 4 p.m. through February 7

21_21 Design Sight
Hours changed to 11:00–17:30 until further notice

Toguri Museum of Art
Closed from January 20 until further notice

Saitama
The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
Closed through February 7

Chiba
Chiba City Museum of Art
Friday and Saturday evening hours suspended until State of Emergency lifted. Closes at 6:00 p.m.

Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
Closed until further notice

Ichihara Lakeside Museum
Closed through February 7

Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall
Closed until further notice

Kanagawa
The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
Closed until further notice

Yokosuka Museum of Art
Closed until further notice

As of January 18. Information subject to change. This list may be incomplete. Please check museum and gallery websites for the latest news.

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Jennifer Pastore

Jennifer Pastore

Jennifer Pastore is a writer, editor, and translator for Tokyo Art Beat. Her thoughts on the Japanese art scene can also be found at artscape Japan and in other publications.

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