Articles for the theme Museums and Galleries in Tokyo


Confectionery is one of the main attractions of the museum Shitamachi.

Shitamachi Museum

The Shitamachi museum has reproduce the atmosphere of a street in the Edo period (1603-1868), for total immersion in the daily life in the golden age of Japan.

The Tokyo National Museum consists of five buildings with Hean blend of Eastern and Western architecture.

Tokyo National Museum

Located at the north end of Ueno Park, the Tokyo National Museum houses the world's richest collection of Japanese art. 

Meiji (1868-1912) to our contemporaries, the Tokyo Momat is a window into artistic expression.

Tokyo Momat

"Art is the explosion," Taro Okamoto (1911-1996), Japanese artist.

During the Edo period (1603-1868), ukiyo-e, low world of misery and suffering was all about fun and associated with the ephemeral beauty of life.

Ota Museum, the art of printmaking

One of the finest collections of ukiyo-e , "images of the floating world", or the art of painting and Japanese prints, is preserved in a small museum, away from the fashionable streets of Harajuku