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Friends of TNM

8,000 yen  1 year (Prices Include Tax)


This membership program is suitable for frequent visitors and those that enjoy dining and attending events at the museum. Benefits include: unlimited free admission to regular exhibits at Tokyo National Museum, 6 tickets to special exhibitions at Tokyo National Museums and "TNM News" subscription (six times/year), as well as discounted prices on event admissions, gift shop items and restaurants.

*Membership benefits are available by mail to Japanese address only.


Benefits Include

Unlimited free admission to regular exhibitions at four national museums (Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara and Kyushu).
6 tickets to special exhibitions and 6 tickets to regular exhibitions at Tokyo National Museums*
* Tickets are valid one time/person and may be used for multiple viewing of the same exhibition. They may be used by families and friends of the membership holder.
Discounted admission to special exhibitions at four National Museums (group discount price).
6 tickets to the regular exhibition, which can be used by families and friends of the membership holder.


Other benefits

Discount on event tickets including concerts (Some events may not be discounted)
5% discount in museum shops with a purchase of 101 yen or more (Include tax)
10% discount in restaurants at TNM as well as at Ueshima Coffee Shop at Kuroda Memorial Hall.
Eligible for free postage of Tokyo National Museum News (Available only in Japanese)
*No International Shipping

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Ways to Apply

Applying Online (Credit Card or Bank Transfer)

Information based on the Specified Commercial Transactions

Please follow these steps to apply

1 Fill out the Application form

2 Review your order on the confirmation page

3 Send information electronically

4-1 (If paying by credit card)
We will issue a membership card after reviewing your information. (Requires about 2 weeks)
Only Visa and MasterCard are accepted

4-2 (If paying by bank transfer)
We will review the information entered and send a bank transfer form. (Requires about 2 weeks)
Note: The application is not complete until after the payment is complete.

Please use the bank transfer form to make the payment at your nearest post office. (Bank transfer service fee may be charged)

We will issue a membership card after reviewing your information. (Requires about 2 weeks)

For expedited service, please apply directly at the membership counter. The membership will be valid the same day.


Applying at the Membership Counter

Please fill out necessary forms and apply at the counter located at the front gate ticket windows. Membership benefits are applicable the same day.
Windows are open during museum operating hours from 9:30 to 30 minutes prior to the museum closing.


bank transfer

Please make your payment by filling out the below information on a bank transfer form.
To renew your membership, please mail or fax (03-3821-9680) a copy of your current membership card.

Friends of TNM
Tokyo National Museum Membership
8,000 yen (1 year)
1. Membership Type(TNM News Subscription, National Museums Members Pass (shared among four national museums), Members Premium Pass, Friends of TNM)
2. Membership Type (Adults or Students)
3. Name
4. Zip Code
5. Address
6. Phone Number
7. Age
8. Gender
9. Email Address, if you wish to receive information from the museum
Bank transfer forms need to be completed individually.
Bank transfer service fee may apply.
Please use clear block prints to fill out the form.
Please make sure all your information is correct before submitting the form.
The tab from the bank transfer form is your receipt. Please keep the receipt until the membership arrives. (Requires about 2 weeks)


Membership can only be used by the membership holder.
Membership fee is not refundable.
Membership type cannot be changed. If you would like to join another type of membership, a new application must be submitted.
Membership duration is predetermined and cannot be changed.

We use your information only for membership application purposes. Your information will be stored securely and properly. We do not distribute or give away any individual information without consent. (Excluding when asked by law enforcement.)

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Can I apply for membership at admission?
Yes. Membership can be purchased at the admissions window and is valid the same day.
Do I need anything to apply for membership?
When you purchase Adults Membership, nothing to be required. In the case of purchasing Students Membership, you are required to indicate your student ID at the Membership Counter or to upload it for online application.
Is membership application only available at the window?
Applications can also be made online or through bank transfer.
Can I make multiple applications with one bank transfer form?
No. The bank transfer form needs to be completed individually.
I lost my membership card/passport.
We do not re-issue membership and passports. A new application must be made for a new membership card/passport.
How does each membership type differ?
Please refer to "Individual Membership Scheme Table" for further information.
"Individual Membership Scheme Table"(PDF, 52KB)

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Tokyo National Museum, Administration Department, Membership Division
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712, Japan
TEL: 03-3822-1111 FAX: 03-3821-9680

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