Japlanning # 002 - List of contemporary art museums in Tokyo


Yay my second article!!
Japlanning # 002 - List of contemporary art museums in Tokyo

I love art!

So while I have been planning my trip to Japan, I have been compiling a list of contemporary art galleries I would like to visit while in Tokyo. Although it is too early for me to see what events are on while I am visiting, however, I will be visiting them any way. One tip I can include here is to check 1-2 months prior to your visit to see what special exhibitions may be on & any extra costs those may incur. This list is everything I have found so far featuring location address, general admission fee & website link.

 ✪ Scai the bathhouse
http://www.scaithebathhouse.com/en/
Location:  Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001 Japan
Admission: FREE
Notes: - If you are a serious art enthusiast, artist or creative thinker, this is a must do while visiting. It's free entry, so great on a budget!

Mori art museum
http://art-view.roppongihills.com/en/

Location:  53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Admission: 1,800 yen
Notes: - If you purchase a ticket to the art museum, you only have to pay an extra 500 yen to visit the sky deck.

 ✪ Mizuma Art Gallery
http://mizuma-art.co.jp/top_e.php
Location:  2F Kagura Bldg., 3-13 Ichigayatamachi Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0843
Admission: FREE
Notes: - Establish in 1994, Mizuma is a pioneering art gallery for contemporary art and worth the visit.

Gallery Ef
http://www.gallery-ef.com/index.htm

Location: 2F Kagura Bldg., 3-13 Ichigayatamachi Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0843
Admission: FREE
Notes: - The building itself is worth a visit for it's Edo style architecture. The Gallery is closed on Tuesdays.

 ✪ MOMAT (National museum of modern art, Tokyo)
http://www.momat.go.jp/english/

Location:  3-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
Admission: 400 yen
Notes: - Located right next to the Imperial Palace and across the road from the science museum. A good way to fit various cultural experiences in to one day.

Yayoi Kusama Museum
http://yayoikusamamuseum.jp/en
Location:  107 Bentencho Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 162-0851 Japan
Admission: 1,000 yen
Notes: - Internationally famous artist Yayoi Kasuma. See a large selection of her works. Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Special mention:
  ✪ Yokohama Museum of Art: Yokohama Minato-mirai
http://yokohama.art.museum/
Location:  3-4-1, Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220-0012 
Admission: 500 yen
Notes: - Home to many famous artworks, including Picasso, Dali & Cezanne. Closed on Thursdays.

Jennova Parker