Japan Museums: Suntory Museum of Art
Suntory Museum of Art Tokyo サントリー美術館
The stylish Suntory Museum of Art is housed on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Tokyo Midtown building in Roppongi with a tea ceremony room on the 6th floor.
The Suntory Museum of Art was founded in 1961 in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo, moved to Akasaka Mitsuke in 1975 and relocated again in 2007.
The Suntory Museum of Art includes the personal collection of the Suntory family, who amassed their considerable fortune from first whisky and later beer production beginning at the end of the 19th century.
The Suntory Museum of Art presents a series of changing exhibitions showcasing the core collection of exquisite paintings, glass, fabrics, accessories, scrolls, screens and ceramics.
The chic museum shop and cafe are just near the main entrance to your left.
Suntory Museum of Art
Jinnan Tokyo Midtown Gardenside 9-7-4
Hours: 10am-6pm, but Friday and Saturday 10am-8pm. Last entrance 30 minutes before closing time. Closed Tuesday.
Tel: 03 3479 8600
Getting to the Suntory Museum of Art Tokyo
Access: Roppongi Station. Exit 8 of Roppongi subway station on the Toei Oedo Line. Or Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line via underground passage.
Or 3 minutes walk from Exit 3 of Nogizaka Station on the Chiyoda Line.