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The National Art Center, Tokyo

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Akasaka / Roppongi
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Address: 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato 106-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 3-5777-8600
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Located in the quiet hills, run ever so efficiently and housing ( when I went this August) the best of Renoir. Wander the cleverly design hall to take in up close the wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in the quiet hills, run ever so efficiently and housing ( when I went this August) the best of Renoir. Wander the cleverly design hall to take in up close the wonderful paintings one by one by one😀. Breathtaking n Awe Inspiring! When u r done move on up to the 2nd floor to see what else is in... More 

Thank Johara H
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my sis went to the senior exhibition,it was amazing to see it in such a big center,we got plenty of space to see the art pieces,it depends on what they have on that season,they also got Italian art exhibition,so check it before you make that trip,also recommended to use the grutto art pass for it!

Thank Beth941
Morelia, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With excellent art exhibitions, the National Art Center features striking architecture, wonderful spaces to stroll and, certainly, nice green areas to fully enjoy the visit. Food options are also very nice and varied. It is absolutely worth the visit.

Thank emroao
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They tend to have major shows here, and the best I've seen was a huge retrospective of Emily (an outstanding Australian Aboriginal painter) . I was impressed by the attention given and the time taken by the hundreds of Japanese people who were there the day I was. It's a great building, So if you are in the area seeing... More 

Thank 102fletcher
New Bern, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Architecture of building quite nice but disappointed that tickets only got us access to one exhibit. The Renoir exhibit was only average and included several of his contemporaries' works, too.

1 Thank Shanan G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked to this place from Roppongi station during a rainy day. I didn't watch any exhibition, I am just a fan of buildings with great architecture and I think this building looks amazing.

Thank Ramli_90
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The National Art Center is a lovely building, has an art exhibition that changes every few months ( Renoir at present ), a great store in the basement and a number of food options catering for high and low price points. Well worth checking out.

1 Thank Frank V
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Another amazing public building. No permanent collection here but a series of excellent exhibitions. This time an extensive Renoir exhibit from Musee d'Orsay in Paris. Cost 1500 yen. Nice!

Thank Elizabeth W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

I went for the recent Issey Miyake exhibition which was a highlight of my fashion focused trip to Tokyo however I was equally impressed by the stunning architecture and atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Tricia H
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

All museums should be like this , cheap to go , they give you an umberella while you que to go in there is a restaurant on every floor , and shop on the ground floor , but all items are not over priced , and the people so polite , you can spend hrs in this art centre ,

Thank Christopher F

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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