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National Museum of Western Art

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Some unexpected yet wonderful pieces here

Worth a visit if you enjoy the arts. Surprised at how many pieces by the greats are here. It was... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Ruby_Zak_Issy
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Excellent visit

This is a small and nicely designed art museum. Beautiful. Saw two exhibitions on different days in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
kamloongc
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you enjoy the arts. Surprised at how many pieces by the greats are here. It was relatively peaceful when I visited compared to other museums and the hustle and bustle of the city.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ruby_Zak_Issy
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a small and nicely designed art museum. Beautiful. Saw two exhibitions on different days in the same week. If you enjoy art this place is a must to visit. There is another art exhibition in the park as well. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kamloongc
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Beautifully designed museum with impressive collection of Western art collected during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Nice but small museum but the building is great- Corbusier design. Well worth a visit and it is free on the second Saturday each month.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony P
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is my favorite art museum in Tokyo, and was designed by a French architect, Le Corbusier. The site is one of trans-continental World Heritage of Le Corbusier. Today's special exhibition was 'Michelangelo and the Ideal Body'. Special exhibitions here have been very interesting, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

I travel as a tourist several times a year in US/Canada and Europe and enjoy visiting the Art Museums in the different cities I visit. I made a point to visit the Western Art Museum during my stay in Tokyo (along with other art museums...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We just visited the permanent collection and it was very good. Several Rodin pieces and many lesser known, but beautiful, paintings from Europe. Visited with kids and they enjoyed the collection. We spent about one-hour - but art lovers could easily spend twice as long....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aisling L
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best collections of European art I have seen outside of Europe. With works by Van Gogh, Rodin, many Monets, Degas, etc. my favourite and never seen before was a Rubens of two small children sleeping surprisingly covered up, just delightful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pilotcoupleBrisbane
Reviewed 18 June 2018

When I was there, there was also an exhibition from Prado Madrid with work from Velasquez and other artist from this period. I regret having done this because it's a big exhibition so it takes some time and after that you still have to visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mark_Daemen
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Loved absolutely everything - the architecture of the building, the park around, the collection and the cafeteria.

Date of experience: April 2018
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