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Hours and Admission


10:00-17:00 (last admission 16:30),
Fridays and Saturdays until 20:00 (last admission 19:30);
from July to September, Fridays and Saturdays until 21:00 (last admission 20:30).
Note: In special circumstances, the hours are subject to change.


Mondays except national holidays, when the museum will be closed the following Tuesday (except for Tue., April 30, 2019).

The museum is also scheduled to be closed during the following periods to change exhibitions:
Tue., May 7-Fri., May 24; Mon., Aug. 5-Mon., Aug. 26; Mon., Dec. 9, 2019-Mon., Jan. 6, 2020; and Mon., Mar. 16-Fri., Apr. 3, 2020.
Note: The museum may also be temporarily closed on other days.


NMAO collection with Alberto Giacometti I, II, and Collection Exhibitions

Adults: 430 (220) yen / University students: 130 (70) yen
Prices in parentheses indicate admission for groups of more than 20 people.

Admission free for visitors under 18 years old, senior citizens (65 and over), and mentally or physically disabled people with one attendant (proof required).

Night discount (applicable after 17:00 on Fri. and Sat.)
Adults: 250 yen / 
University students: 70 yen

Note: Subject to change without prior notice. With the exception of the above-mentioned exhibitions, prices vary according to the exhibition.

Free admission days

Christian Boltanski - Lifetime and Collection Exhibition
Sun., February 24, 2019

All exhibits can be viewed free of charge to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Emperor's reign.

NMAO collection with Alberto Giacometti I, II, and Collection Exhibitions
Only exhibitions presented on the B2F can be viewed free of charge on the following dates: Sat., Feb. 9, Sat., Mar. 2, Sat., Apr., 6, Sat., May 4 (nat. hol.), Sat., June 1, Sat., July 6, Sat., Aug. 3, Sat., Sept. 7, Sat., Oct. 5, Sat., Nov. 2, Sun., Nov. 3 (nat. hol.), Sat., Nov. 16, Sun., Nov. 17, and Sat., Dec. 7, 2019; and Sat., Jan. 11, Sat., Feb. 1, and Sat., Mar. 7, 2020.

Note: Dates are subject to change.