Japan Museums: National Museum Of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT)
National Museum Of Modern Art Tokyo 東京国立近代美術館
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT) is an art gallery in Chiyoda ward, just north of the Imperial Palace, specializing in contemporary Japanese art from the Meiji Period (1868-1912) onward.
Permanent exhibits include both Japanese and Western-style painting, drawings, prints, and sculpture. The museum also hosts regular international exhibitions.
The Crafts Gallery, National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, just 5 minutes walk west of the Museum, is also part of MOMAT, as is the National Film Center in Kyobashi in central Tokyo - about 2.5km south-east, on the other side of Tokyo Station.
The regular collection of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is admission-free on the first Sunday of the month.
National Museum of Modern Art
Tel: (03) 5777 8600
Open Tue-Sun 10am-5pm (Admission till 4.30pm);
Late night opening (Museum only) on Fridays till 8pm (Admission till 7.30pm)
Nearest subway station Takebashi (Tozai Line), exit 1B.
The Science Museum Tokyo is a five-minute walk from MOMAT.