- September 15, 2012 (Sat) - September 30, 2012 (Sun)
- 9:30 - 17:00 (Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Open until 22:00 on September 21 (Sat).
Open until 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays.
- Mondays (Except for Monday, September 17), Tuesday, September 18.
- Adults: 600 (500) yen
University Students: 400 (300) yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free
* Free admission to regular exhibitions on Monday, September 17.
* ( ) indicate prices for those in groups of 20 or more.
* Persons with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge.
* Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
Autumn Special Viewing: As a Way of Saying “Thank You”
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012
This autumn at the Tokyo National Museum, in its 140th year, we are holding events and thematic exhibitions of masterpieces, all as a show of our appreciation. In a special two-week period, together with our visitors we will highlight the history of this museum, a place that has been supported by many people.
We are displaying donated masterpieces as a way of expressing our gratitude to all the people who have donated items to the museum, together with saying “Thank you” to our visitors.
September 21 (Fri), 2012, is Special Thanks Day at the Tokyo National Museum. The museum will be open until 22:00, and there will be events including live music for the museum’s 140th ANNIVERSARY “J-WAVE MUSIC CELEBRATION”.
Thanks for the incredible artworks!
140th Anniversary Thematic Exhibitions to express our gratitude to museum donors.
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012 Honkan Room T1&T2
Fayu (Elucidation of Buddhist teachings), By Yuanwu Keqin, China, Northern Song dynasty, dated 1124,
China (National Treasure, Gift of Mr. Matsudaira Naoaki)
140th Anniversary Thematic Exhibitions: Tea Ceremony Utensils of Hirota Fukkosai
September 4 (Tue) - November 25 (Sun), 2012 Honkan Room 4
140th Anniversary Thematic Exhibitions: The Variety and Appeal of the Tokugawa Collection of Books
September 11 (Tue) - November 4 (Sun), 2012 Honkan Room 16
September 19 (Wed) - December 9 (Sun), 2012 Honkan Room 18&19
Interior of Daishido Hall of Otani-sect Honganji temple, Inner chamber; scale of 1/20 (detail), By Ito Hezaemon, 1912 (Gift of the artist)
[on exhibit from September 19 (Wed) to October 28 (Sun), 2012]
September 21 (Fri), 2012 is Special Thanks Day: The museum is open until 22:00
Tokyo National Museum's 140th ANNIVERSARY "J-WAVE MUSIC CELEBRATION"
This is a collaborative event between Tokyo National Museum and J-WAVE (81.3 FM).
Details of the live music is posted on the J-WAVE website (in Japanese).
Cool Off in the Evening Beer Garden
Opening hours: 16:00 – 22:00 (last orders at 21:20)
Location: In front of the Toyokan entrance
Free Admission to the Regular Exhibitions for Residents of Taito-ku!
At the Main Gate, please show a piece of identification that confirms your residency in Taito-ku (e.g., a personal ID card).
For details, please see the Special Thanks Day webpage.
Come to the Museum in Kimonos
*Please note, this discount cannot be combined with other discounts.
[on exhibit from September 4 (Tue) to September 30 (Sun), 2012, Honkan Room 10]
Take commemorative photos next to copies of the masterpieces, "Pine Trees" and "Scenes in and Around Kyoto (Funaki Version)"
Visitors take photos on a first-come first-served basis (36 time slots each day, reserve your time slot on the day).
Free with museum admission.
With the cooperation of : CANON INC.,
Pine Trees (copy)
Temporary Opening of the Museum Garden
September 15 (Sat) - 30 (Sun), 2012 10:00 - 16:00