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Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography


The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography specializes in still and moving images and contains 18,812 photographs from Japan, 5,480 photographs from abroad, 2,318 works related to Images & Technology, and 3,003 reference materials. (as of 2012) The Museum is the first of its kind in Japan. In addition to Exhibition Galleries of still and moving images, it also has its Library, Atelier, Image Permanence Laboratory for research about the science of preservation, and Hall to show films. Its collection contains not only the works of the best Japanese photographers, but also a number of photographs by foreign artists such as Gustave Le Gray, Ansel Adams and W. Eugene Smith.


Address: Ebisu Garden Place:1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3280-0099
Hours open to visitors: 10:00 - 18:00 (until 20:00 on Thursdays)
*Last admission is 30 minutes before a closing. However, The Theater of The First Floor Differ for Every Show.
*For more information, please contact the museum.
Admission Fee: Depends on the exhibition and performance
Closed: Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following day), New Years holidays
Directions: About 7 min. walk (with Sky Walk) from JR Ebisu Station east gate.

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