Tokyo Photographic Art Museum

Tokyo, Kanto

The Tokyo Photographic Art Museum specializes in still and moving images and contains 21,671 photographs from Japan, 5,633 photographs from abroad, 2,367 works related to Images & Technology, and 3,722 reference materials. (as of 2015) 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, Studio, 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.


Yebisu Garden Place, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
10:00 - 18:00 (until 20:00 on Thursdays and Fridays)
*Last entry 30 minutes before closing. Hours for the first-floor hall vary by program.
*For more information, please contact the museum.
Admission Fee
The admission fees vary, depending on the exhibition or screening.
Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following day), New Years holidays

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