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Visitor Guidelines

Special Exhibition

NATIONAL TREASURE: FROLICKING ANIMALS

Event

Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

Thematic Exhibition

The Imperial Court and the Zhe School: Painting and Calligraphy of the Ming Dynasty

Thematic Exhibition

Conservation and Restoration of the Tokyo National Museum Collection

Thematic Exhibition

Frolicking Animals: Behind the Scenes

Museum Theater

VR program “Folding Screens of Scenes in and around Kyoto, Funaki version”

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Visitor Guidelines

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Special Exhibition

Upcoming NATIONAL TREASURE: FROLICKING ANIMALS

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries April 13, 2021 (Tue)-May 30, 2021 (Sun)

The National Treasure "Frolicking Animals" is one of the most famous works in the history of Japanese painting. It depicts the activities of anthropomorphized animals and people in energetic monochrome ink lines.

Event

Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum

March 16, 2021 (Tue)-April 11, 2021 (Sun)

The annual event Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum features famous works of art celebrating cherry blossoms. Make the most of springtime in Japan at the Tokyo National Museum!

Thematic Exhibition

The Imperial Court and the Zhe School: Painting and Calligraphy of the Ming Dynasty

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8 March 2, 2021 (Tue)-April 11, 2021 (Sun)

This exhibition introduces paintings of the Ming dynasty court and the Zhe school, together with related works of calligraphy.

Thematic Exhibition

Conservation and Restoration of the Tokyo National Museum Collection

Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room March 23, 2021 (Tue)-April 18, 2021 (Sun)

This exhibition features recently restored objects in order to share the Museum’s conservation activities with the public.

Thematic Exhibition

Frolicking Animals: Behind the Scenes

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Rooms T1, T2 and 14 March 23, 2021 (Tue)-June 6, 2021 (Sun)

The Museum is holding a special exhibition entitled National Treasure: Frolicking Animals, in which all four original scrolls are on display. This smaller, thematic exhibition is meant to complement that exhibition.

Museum Theater

VR program “Folding Screens of Scenes in and around Kyoto, Funaki version”

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater January 20, 2021 (Wed)-April 11, 2021 (Sun)

See the culture and life of the old capital like never before! Even art experts are amazed at the vivid details, many of them visible here for the first time.

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TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

Address

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station
TEL.81-(3)-5777-8600
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Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen
 
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