Hours and Access

What are opening hours?

10:00–17:00 (Fridays and Saturdays open until 20:00)

*Admission until 30 minutes before closing.

On what days is the museums closed?

We are closed on Mondays (open on holiday Mondays and close on the following days);

during installation periods; and New Year holidays. For irregular openings and closings, please check the exhibition schedule and news.

How can I get to the museum?

Please see the Access page.

I would like to come to the museum by car. Is parking available?

There is no parking lot at the museum.

Please use one of these paid parking lots in the vicinity.

  • The paid parking lot at Kitanomaru Park (Tel.: 03-3212-2321)
  • The paid parking lot at Palace Side Building (Tel.: 03-3213-4323)


How much is admission?

 Admission differs between the collection exhibition and special exhibitions.

[MOMAT Collection (consumption tax included)]

individualsgroup(20 persons)Evening Discount (From 5:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays)
University and college students250yen200yen150yen

* Admission in the parentheses is for groups of 20 people or more.
* Free for high school students, under 18, seniors over 65, Campus Members, those with MOMAT Passport, MOMAT Members, and MOMAT Supporters. Persons with disability and one person accompanying each of them are admitted free of charge.
* Please show your ID to get free entrance.

[Special Exhibitions]

Admission varies from exhibition to exhibition. Please check exhibition webpages.

Is there a free-admission day?

There is free admission to the MOMAT Collection exhibition on International Museum Day (May 18) and on Culture Day (November 3). (Except when either day falls on a museum closing day.)


Can I take photographs in the museum using, for example, a digital camera?

Still photography is permitted in the collection galleries only.

No flash or tripods allowed. Works marked with a “no photography” sign may not be photographed for copyright protection. Please carefully read the precautions posted in the elevator hall on the fourth floor before photographing. Most borrowed works shown in the special exhibition galleries may not be photographed because of provisions in the loan agreement. Making notes is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, pencils for loan available).

May I use photographs taken in the museum? May I use images of art works posted on your website?

Concerning the photographs you took in the museum, please note:

  • Commercial use is not permitted.
  • Modifications are not permitted.
  • Use of your photographs showing exhibits may constitute violation of copyright laws.

Use of the images of art works posted on this website is not permitted. Please see the Reproduction page about the loan of images of art works in our collection.


Can I eat or drink in the museum?

In order to protect the artworks, eating and drinking inside the museum is not permitted. We ask visitors to hydrate in the shaded rest areas outside the museum where vending machines have been installed.

For information about the restaurant, please click the link below.

Do I have to pay admission to visit the shop, the restaurant, or the library?

You may use these facilities without visiting the exhibitions and you will not be charged admission.

Please check the opening hours on the webpages for the shop, the restaurant, and the library.

Can infants enter the museum?

There are no restrictions on infants entering the museum.

However, if young children are creating a nuisance for other visitors, we may ask you to temporarily step out of the exhibition gallery. (Re-entry is permitted by asking the attendant.) Please note that for reasons of safety we may ask you not to use a baby carriage if the museum building is crowded.

Are there cribs, rooms for nursing mothers, or day care?

There are no cribs, but there are diaper changing stations in the multi-purpose toilets (1F, 2F).

There are no facilities for nursing mothers or day care, but if you have a problem, please feel free to speak to an attendant.

Are baby carriages or wheelchairs available to loan?

Baby carriages and wheelchairs are available to loan.

Please inquire at the information desk on the first floor.

Do people accompanying visitors with a disability have to pay admission?

In principle, admission is free for a single person accompanying a visitor who has a disability certificate.


How can I contact lost and found?

Please call 050-5541-8600 (Hello Dial: 9 am–8 pm)

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