- January 2, 2022 (Sun) - January 30, 2022 (Sun)
* Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
- Mondays (Excluding holidays and January 3, 2022 and January 11, 2022. On those days, the Museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day);
- Adults: 1,000 yen
University students: 500 yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free
*Special exhibitions require separate ticketing procedure and admission fees.
*Persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge along with one attendant. Please show official ID or other documentation.
*Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
2022 is the Year of the Tiger. To celebrate the New Year, we will hold a thematic exhibition featuring works of art with tiger motifs, display selected masterpieces, and more.Have a wonderful start to the New Year at the Tokyo National Museum!
Thematic Exhibition New Year's Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum: Year of the Tiger
January 2–January 30, 2022
Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T1 & T2
To celebrate the Museum’s 150th anniversary and the year of the tiger, we’ll be sharing artworks with this ferocious animal.
Tigers can be found in art throughout Asia. Here we’ll explore how people imagined and depicted them, and what kind of symbolic meaning they had.
Major works in this exhibition
Edo period, 19th century, Gift of Mrs. Henry
By Soga Chokuan, Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period, 17th century
By Shibata Zeshin, Meiji era, 19th century
Edo period–Meiji era, 19th century
Cizhou ware, Jin–Yuan dynasty, 12th–13th century （Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke）
NEW YEAR SPECIALS
Major work in this exhibition
by Hasegawa Tohaku
Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century (National Treasure)
January 2–January 16, 2022
Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure, Gift of Mr. Mitsui Takahiro)
January 2–March 6, 2022
Edo period, 18th century
January 2–February 6, 2022
By Sakai Ōho, Edo period, 19th century
January 2–January 30, 2022
By Utagawa Hiroshige, Edo period, 1856
New Year's Celebration Events
Ikebana Flower Arrangements
Main Gate, Honkan entrance, and Honkan staircase
Ikebana *Last year's Image
Gifts from TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater in the
Gifts will be given to the visitors to the theater.
*A separate fee and reservation will be required on these day.
*VR program Information
TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater
New-Year Gifts from the Museum Shop
A gift will be given to customers with purchases over 3,000 yen.
*Limited number of gifts.
New Year Gifts from the Museum Restaurant "Yurinoki"
10% discount will be available to customer who spends over 5,000 yen.
Museum Restaurant "Yurinoki"
Special Opening of the Konpon-chudo Hall of Kan’eiji Temple
10:00 - 15:00
New Year's Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum
We recommend that you purchase a timed-entry ticket online before your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the ticket counter, but you may be asked to wait if the exhibition is crowded. Also, please be aware that tickets are limited and may sell out.
See visitor information page for more details.
On January 2 and 3, 2022, timed-entry tickets (valid only on the day of entry) can be purchased at the ticket booth. Limited number available.