Moomin Comic Strips Exhibition

Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki

poster for Moomin Comic Strips Exhibition
[Image: Tove Jansson "The Lost Martian" sketch A (1957) ©Moomin Characters™]

Ends in 7 days

*Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki is temporarily closed from January 18 to February 7.

*Reservations required. Please see the official website for details.

This exhibition spotlighting the popular Finnish troll character Moomin features stories newly introduced to Japan with original characters that only appear in the comic strip. Some 280 displays shown in Japan for the first time also include sketches and original illustrations offering a deeper dive into Moomin’s world.



from January 16, 2021 to March 14, 2021
Closed on January 18, 25, February 1 and 8.


Tove Jansson


Adults ¥1210, University and High School Students ¥1000, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥490, Seniors 70 & Over ¥600.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays. (12/29 - 1/1)


Address: 666-1 Higashi-Kubo, Senba-cho, Mito, Ibaraki 310‐0851
Phone: 029-243-5111 Fax: 029-243-9992

15 minute walk from the South exit of JR Mito Station; From JR Mito Station, take the bus towards to Hossawa or Hongo and get off at Bunka Center Iriguchi. The venue is 5 minute walk from there.

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