Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Located in the Minato district, the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum an architecturally and historically important art deco building. As the former residence of Prince Asaka, the building is exquisitely appointed with glasswork completed by renowned French designer René Lalique and interiors by Henri Rapin, upon its construction in 1933.

The museum does not house a permanent collection but instead hosts a series of exhibitions through the year, typically exhibiting modern paintings, sculpture and ceramics with the building itself and surrounding gardens attracting visitors in their own right.

Given the absence of a permanent collection and varying special exhibitions throughout the year, it’s best to refer directly to the museum’s website to confirm current and upcoming events along with days that the museum building will be open to the public.



10:00 to 18:00 (with last entry at 17:30)

Open daily except the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, over the New Year period, and between exhibitions. See the museum's website for up-to-date details

Admission price varies depending on exhibition with entry to the garden costing: Adult JPY200 / Junior High School/High School Students & Seniors JPY200 / Children aged under 12 are free of charge

The museum can be accessed on-foot from the East Exit of Meguro Station or from Exit 1 of Shirokanedai Station - in both cases, around 6 to 7-minutes walk. For full details, see the museum's website


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