Hours & Admission

Hours Open year round

April - September
9:00-17:30
October - March
9:00-17:00
The Annex closes every few months for the refreshment of exhibits.

The Annex will close on:

Jul 1-2, Oct 3-4, Oct 28-29, 2024
Feb 19-28, 2025

The annex mainly holds exhibitions of contemporary Japanese paintings. The Japanese gardens, the main building and Rosanjin Hall are accessible even when the annex is closed.

Parking

Free

The parking lot can accommodate 30 buses and 400 family cars.

Accessibility

6 wheelchairs and 2 baby strollers available at the Front Desk, free of charge. Advanced reservations are not available.
Accessible restrooms with wide space and diaper change table are located at both the main building and the Annex.
8 designated car spaces are available for guest with disabilities.

Audio Guide

Our audio devices offer commentary on the Japanese gardens and some of the art works on display.

Languages:
Japanese and English
600 yen/device

Unfortunately, audio devices cannot be reserved in advance.The number of devices is limited, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused by the lack of availability.

Admission (Tax in)Revised on April 1, 2014

Adults
Single
Group
(20 or more)
Group
(100 or more)
2,300 yen
1,900 yen
1,700 yen
University Students
Single
Group
(20 or more)
Group
(100 or more)
1,800 yen
1,500 yen
1,300 yen
High School Students
Single
Group
(20 or more)
Group
(100 or more)
1,000 yen
800 yen
700 yen
Elementary or Junior High School Students
Single
Group
(20 or more)
Group
(100 or more)
500 yen
400 yen
300 yen

We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners and JCB.

Discount Service
for International Guests

Upon showing your passport, the price of admission will be discounted. For adults, a discount of 300 yen is available (admission with discount: 2,000 yen).

This discount is available from April 1, 2021.

This discount service is subject to change without prior notice.

Hours Open year round

April - September
9:00-17:30
October - March
9:00-17:00
The Annex closes every few months for the refreshment of exhibits.

The Annex will close on:

Jul 1-2, Oct 3-4, Oct 28-29, 2024
Feb 19-28, 2025

The annex mainly holds exhibitions of contemporary Japanese paintings. The Japanese gardens, the main building and Rosanjin Hall are accessible even when the annex is closed.

Please note the following points of etiquette
for the consideration of other guests and the preservation of the art works.

On Viewing

  • Please quietly appreciate the works in the building, and refrain from any behavior that may disturb other visitors.
  • Please disable ring tones/alerts on your cell phone, and refrain from talking on the phone in the museum buildings. There is a calling booth available beside the lobby in the main building.
  • All forms of photography, video recording and sketching are prohibited in the museum.
  • The gardens can be photographed freely, but drones and tripods must not be used. Photographing for commercial use is also strictly prohibited.
  • Guests with small children are asked to ensure they avoid running around and touching the art works. The safety of our guests is very important to us.
  • In the exhibition areas, please do not touch the works or showcases on display, and refrain from using any writing utensils other than pencils.

On Entering the Building

  • Please refrain from bringing any beverages or food, including candy and gum, into the museum. For specific medical exceptions, please ask a member of cafe staff.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the museum. There is a designated smoking area outside the museum.
  • Hazardous materials and pets, except for service dogs, cannot be brought into the museum.
  • There are free coin lockers, which are located by the reception, for large baggage. However, when the free shuttle bus is crowded, the driver may refuse to allow passengers to bring large travelling bags onto the bus. Please see the “Free Shuttle Bus Service” web page for details.
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