National Film Center (NFC) has got independent from the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, and has become National Film Archive of Japan (NFAJ) since April 1, 2018. This is an archive page of former NFC.
See NFAJ website for the latest information.

Past Exhibitions

  • Permanent Exhibition

Nihon Eiga: The History of Japanese Film
From the NFC Non-film Collection


Location: Exhibition Gallery (7th floor)

Hours: 11:00am-6:30pm (admission until 6:00pm)

Closed: Mondays, Temporary Exhibition installation periods, Year-end and New Year holidays.

Admission: Single Ticket 250(Group Admission 200)/ University & College Students 130(Group Admission 60)
*Free for Seniors (age 65 or over), High School Students and under 18; Persons with disability and one person accompanying each of them are admitted free or charge.
Free on May 18, International Museum Day and Nov. 3, Culture Day.

For more detailed information, please see the following page (in Japanese).

Japanese cinema has already had a history of over one century with two golden ages. Targeted towards diverse generations of viewers ranging from elementary school students to adults, this exhibition will survey the history through posters, still photographs, devices and equipments for filmmaking, and the personal items that belonged to noted film personalities, among others from the NFC Collection.
*Captions in both Japanese and English

Former National Film Center