Hara Museum

  • Exhibition & Event Information

    * The Hara Museum will be closed for preparation of the upcoming
    exhibition which will start from April 19th.

    Upcoming Exhibition

    "Nicolas Buffe, The Dream of Polifilo"
    April 19 (Saturday) - June 29 (Sunday), 2014


    BAROQUE ANIME - The Artistic World of Nicolas Buffe
    April 23 (Wednesday), 2014
    Venue: Institut francais, Tokyo Espace Images

    Junya Oikawa: Polifilo and the Dream of Sound
    May 3 (Saturday), 2014

    *Please see Exhibition & Event Information for details.

    *The general admission fee will be raised to 1,100 yen effective April 1,
    2014 to reflect the rise in consumption tax. Admission fees for students
    will remain unchanged.

    Museum Opening Hours

    Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm (last entry until 4:30 pm)
    Wednesday until 8:00 pm (last entry until 7:30 pm)
    *Museum cafe and shop are also open
    during the museum opening hours.
    *Please note that we are operating under
    energy saving mode in order to cooperate with
    the reduction of electric power consumption.
    *New LED lighting system is installed in
    the museum front garden (supervised by
    Shozo Toyohisa).
    *Please note that opening days and hours
    may change under unexpected circumstances.
    Please check our website or call us at
    03-3445-0651 for updates.
    (as of June 8, 2011)
  • Address
    Tokyo 140-0001
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  • Directions
    5 minutes by taxi or 15 minutes on foot from JR Shinagawa station (Takanawa Exit); or from the same station, take the TAN No. 96 bus for Gotanda Station, get off at the first stop (Gotenyama), and walk for 3 minutes. Limited parking.
    *visit the website of Bureau of Transportation, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
    for information on public bus transportation.
    http://tobus.jp (in Japanese only)

    How to walk to the museum:
    Take the Takanawa (West) exit of Shinagawa Station,
    go down the stairs, cross the crosswalk towards
    the Shinagawa Prince hotel, turn left
    (the station is on your back) and
    walk towards Gotanda Stataion for about 10 minutes.
    You will see Gloria Chapel and Hotel Laforet Tokyo
    on your left as you walk the sidewalk which gently
    slopes uphill and curves to right. When you reach the
    Gotenyama Koban-mae intersection (near the Police box),
    cross the crosswalk on your left and
    walk towards the residential area for about 200 meters.
    You will see the Hara Museum on your left.

    *From Haneda Airport, Shinagawa station is about
    23 minutes by Keikyu (Keihin Kyuko) Line.
    For further details, please visit the websites
    of the Haneda Airport.

  • Hours
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wednesdays until 8:00 pm *last entry 30 min. before closing
  • Closed
  • Admission
    General 1,000yen Students 700yen [high school & university] or 500yen [elementary and junior high school]; Free for Museum members & students through high school every Saturday during school terms. 100 yen discount per person for groups of 20 or more.


  • Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
    The Hara Museum was founded as a contemporary art museum for the introduction of the most cutting-edge culture, covering art, design, architecture, music and dance. Built in the style of European modernism of the 1930s (the building was originally designed by Jin Watanabe and completed in 1938), the museum is a rare example of early Showa architecture.
  • The Museum Shop at Hara Museum
    The Museum Shop, located within the museum, carries a wide variety of original goods, design items, and art products, providing the newest styles that make the enjoyment of art into daily life.
    NOTE: access to the museum shop requires museum admission.
  • Cafe d'Art at Hara Museum
    The Cafe d'Art provides a peaceful respite to the visually satiated visitor. Here they can enjoy the Cafes original Image Cake and other foods prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients. The Cafe d'Art is also available for garden parties.
    NOTE: access to the museum cafe requires museum admission.
    11:00-17:00 Last order 16:30 Wednesdays until 20:00 (except when Wednesday is a national holiday). Last order19:30

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