Access & Visitor Information

Access & Visitor Information

  • Access1 Following the promenade’s stone paving, you will see a Park Information counter on the right. Here you can also purchase exhibition tickets.
  • Access2 The National Museum of Western Art stands beside the Park Information counter. Proceed straight with Tokyo Bunka Kaikan on your left and The National Museum of Western Art on your right.
  • Access3 The Ueno Zoo will be seen ahead, in the distance. On your right, you will see a clock tower and silver Police Box.
  • Access4 On passing the Police Box, a broad plaza with a fountain will appear on your right. The building visible beyond the fountain is Tokyo National Museum. ※The fountain may not be visible if events are underway in the plaza.
  • Access5 Continue past the plaza, angling to the right. A coffee shop will appear on your right and, beside it, a public restroom. Ahead you will see a promenade among trees and the red brick of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
  • Access6 The promenade will lead you to the main entrance of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. If, instead, you go right of the promenade, you will reach the east entrance of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. (Barrier free information) At the main entrance, escalators and elevators are available for reaching the museum lobby. Entry at the main entrance is recommended, as the east entrance only has stairs.

Access Map

Access from the JR “Ueno Station” Park Exit
  • 1Following the promenade’s stone paving, you will see a Park Information counter on the right. Here you can also purchase exhibition tickets.

  • 2The National Museum of Western Art stands beside the Park Information counter. Proceed straight with Tokyo Bunka Kaikan on your left and The National Museum of Western Art on your right.

  • 3The Ueno Zoo will be seen ahead, in the distance. On your right, you will see a clock tower and silver Police Box.

  • 4On passing the Police Box, a broad plaza with a fountain will appear on your right. The building visible beyond the fountain is Tokyo National Museum.

    ※The fountain may not be visible if events are underway in the plaza.
  • 5Continue past the plaza, angling to the right. A coffee shop will appear on your right and, beside it, a public restroom. Ahead you will see a promenade among trees and the red brick of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

  • 6The promenade will lead you to the main entrance of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. If, instead, you go right of the promenade, you will reach the east entrance of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

    (Barrier free information)
    At the main entrance, escalators and elevators are available for reaching the museum lobby. Entry at the main entrance is recommended, as the east entrance only has stairs.

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Address

8-36 Ueno-Park Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007


TEL/FAX

TEL 03-3823-6921/ FAX 03-3823-6920


Time required from the nearest stations

(1) 7 min walking from JR “Ueno Station” Park Exit.

(2) 10 min walking from “Ueno Station” Exit 7, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Hibiya Line.

(3) 10 min walking from Keisei Line “Ueno Station”.

※ No parking area, so please refrain from coming by car.


Visitor Information


Museum Hours

9:30 – 17:30 (Last admission 17:00)

※Fridays: 9:30 – 20:00 during Special Exhibitions (Last admission 19:30)


Closed

Every 1st and 3rd Monday

*Special Exhibitions, Thematic Exhibitions: Mondays

(If a national holiday, the museum will be closed the following day instead)

Closed for maintenance: July 9 – 16, 2020, January 11 – 18, 2021

Closed New Year’s holidays: December 29, 2020 – January 3, 2021


Museum entry is free. Exhibition admission fees vary by exhibition

※ Please refer to the home page for the latest exhibition and event information.

※ Please refer to the home page or “Calendar of Public Entry Exhibitions” for schedules of exhibitions by art groups and societies.

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