Hara Museum

  • Exhibition & Event Information

    Current Exhibition

    "Mika Ninagawa: Self-image"
    January 24 (Saturday), 2014 - May 10 (Sunday), 2015

    Related Event

    Dialogue between Mika Ninagawa and Minoru Shimizu
    April 12 (Sunday), 2015


    Paques (Easter) Celebration 2015
    -Art and Chocolate at the Museum-

    Saturday, April 4, 2015


    Perrier- Jouet Floral Garden
    March 21 (Saturday) - May 10 (Sunday), 2015

    *Please see Exhibition & Event Information for details.

    Upcoming Exhibitions

    "Cy Twombly - Fifty Years of Works on Paper" (tentative title)
    May 23 (Saturday) - August 30 (Sunday), 2015

    "Time Present - Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection" (tentative title)
    September 12 (Saturday), 2015 - January 11 (Monday, national holiday), 2016

    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 April, 2014)
  • 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 No. 96 bus for Gotanda Station, get off at the first stop (Gotenyama), and walk 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 Gotenyama Trust City 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 minutes before closing
  • Closed
  • Admission
    General 1,100yen 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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