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Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Nice break from shopping and admire some art!

Cute little memorial museum conveniently located in the heart of Tokyo. It is interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bonjunn
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Tokyo, Japan
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Very small but interesting

Set in the artist's former home and studio, this is a tiny museum, but well worth a look if you're... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A-Canadian-in-London
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Singapore, Singapore
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6-1-19 Minamiaoyama, Minato 107-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka / Roppongi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little memorial museum conveniently located in the heart of Tokyo. It is interesting to see some of the artist’s work which also used to be his home and studio while he was alive. The exhibit changes every few months and only cost 620 yen...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bonjunn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in the artist's former home and studio, this is a tiny museum, but well worth a look if you're interested in his work, or have admired his Hiroshima memorial mural (Myth of Tomorrow) near Shibuya station. Downstairs there's one room packed full of small...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A-Canadian-in-London
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I stopped here after visiting Mori Art Museum and Nezu museum (a lot for 1 day). The staff doesn't speak English but they have a little placard they take out with english translations on pricing. You are required to take off your shoes in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yungsprout
Reviewed December 13, 2016

This place used to be a workshop of Mr. Taro Okamoto, a famous sculptor. So this is the good place to know where he worked and to see some of his works in the garden but there were no information displayed as to himself and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been a big fan of Taro Okamoto for many years. It is not just his great paintings and sculptures but I learnt a lot from his writings on culture. This small museum tributes to him by renovating his own house where he lived...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ShonWata
Reviewed March 11, 2016

This used to be Taro Okamoto's own home and visitors are able to see the studio where he worked. The lounge and the garden have his quirky sculptures displayed, and I think are how they would been when he lived here. Upstairs is a more...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Selsy
Reviewed June 23, 2015

See the works of art The artist and sculptor Taro Okamoto, as one of the famous art figures in Japan. Here is where he issued inspiration, doing art work, and show off the work that has been produced.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Jack F
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Every time I visit Tokyo, I stop by this museum. The bldg used to be Taro Okamoto's artist studio/resident and now it is converted to be his museum. Once you step inside, you feel his presence! You get to see how he used to worked...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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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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