MOMAT Reopening: Requests to Visitors
After a temporary closure since February 29 as one of anti-coronavirus measures, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo will be reopening in stages as a result of the lifting of the national state of emergency.
Exhibition schedules may be changed in the future, depending on requests from the national and metropolitan governments.
Thank you for your understanding and for following the precautions described below.
- Reopens on [Thursday], June 04, 2020:
Collection Exhibition MOMAT Collection
Primarily from the Museum Collection Kitawaki Noboru: To See the Universe in a Seed
Reopens on [Friday], June 12, 2020:
Special exhibition Peter Doig
*The exhibition schedules, opening hours and free admission days have been changed. [Learn more]
*The Art Library is temporarily closed. See [here] for updates.
And when visiting the museums visitors are requested for health and safety measures. Please following notes;
Information for, and requests to, visitors
- To protect against the coronavirus (COVID-19), the museum asks that any individuals who meet either of the following criteria to refrain from visiting museum：
*You have cold symptoms such as a fever of 100 degrees F (37.5 degrees C) or higher, cough, sneeze, and a runny nose.
*You are in poor physical condition.
*You have seen a doctor or taken medicine in the last 14 days because of a fever or other cold symptoms.
*You have traveled in the last 14 days in any region or country where COVID-19 is spreading.
- We may take visitors’ temperature using thermometers at the entrances.
- When crowded, admission may be limited, and visitors may be asked to wait for a while before entering.
- If by any chance a COVID-19 carrier is detected in the museum, we will let you know on our website. Make sure to record the dates on which you visit our museum so that you can check later.
- Wash and sterilize your hands often.
- Wear a mask or practice good etiquette when coughing. Take preventive measures for yourself.
- Minimize conversation in the galleries for droplet precautions.
- In the galleries, try to keep a distance of 2meter from other people.
- Do not touch the walls, showcases and works.
- Please let our staff know when you feel sick in the museum.
To safeguard against COVID-19, our museum takes the following measures:
- An alcohol-based hand sanitizer is placed at the entrance.
- Our staff members may wear masks to protect visitors and our staff from infection.
- Spots accessed by the general public including elevators are regularly sterilized and cleaned.
- Some of the coin-operated lockers are not available.
- The galleries are appropriately ventilated.
- Our staff members consistently wash their hands and take their temperature.
Thank you for your understanding and for following the precautions.