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Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum


An exquisite Art Deco museum nestled in a tranquil and spacious garden

Visitors can enjoy the tranquil museum garden flourishing with seasonal flowers, and admire the Art Deco architecture that was wildly popular in Europe in the early 20th century, which houses a variety of fascinating exhibitions. The museum building was constructed as the residence of Prince Asaka in 1933, and is recognized worldwide as a valuable piece of cultural heritage, conveying the Art Deco style to the present generation. The museum’s main interior was created by French designer Henri Rapin, while Ren Lalique assisted the interior design. The basic design was overseen by architects from the Imperial Household Ministry, resulting in an architectural fusion of Japanese and Western cultures with a distinctive Japanese sensitivity to the French Art Deco style. The museum’s exhibitions, which are held approximately four times a year, showcase paintings, craftwork, and jewelry in a unique exhibition area.

*On November 1, 2011, the museum will close due to renovation. The Museum will reopen in 2014.


Address: 5-21-9 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3443-0201
Admission Fee: Admission fees vary depending on the exhibition. Please contact the museum for more details.
*Museum admission includes garden entrance fees.
Garden only admission
Adults: 200 yen
Seniors [over 65] (proof of age is required): 100yen
University Students and Specialty School Students: 160yen
High School and Junior High School Students: 100yen
Elementary School Students and Younger: free
Closed: Second and fourth Wednesday of every month (open on national holidays, except New Year holiday season, but closed on days following holidays)
*The museum is closed during exhibition preparation, but admission to the garden is allowed.

[Walk]Meguro Sta./JR Line or Tokyu Meguro Line/7min. walk/ Shirokanedai/Toei Mita Line or Namboku Line/6min. walk

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