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Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum

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Address: 6-1-19 Minamiaoyama, Minato 107-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 3-3406-0801
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Interesting and different museum

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2016
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5 of 5 stars 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 and worked. In his last atelier, you can still smell of his oil colors. During... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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 conventional gallery space to display his work. There is an entry charge, but if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars 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.

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5 of 5 stars 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 here and they have "behind the scene" displays and his art pieces including sculptures in... More 

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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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