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Kogeikan (Crafts Gallery at the National Museum of Modern Art)

Kogeikan (Crafts Gallery at the National Museum of Modern Art) Review

A Gothic Revival redbrick structure from 1910 is worth seeking out. The exhibits of modern and traditional Japanese crafts inside are all too few, but many master artists are represented here in the traditions of lacquerware, textiles, pottery, bamboo, and metalwork.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1–1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku Imperial Palace and Government District, Tokyo, 102-0091 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/5777-8600
  • Cost: ¥200; additional fee for special exhibits; free 1st Sun. of month; admission to National Museum of Modern Art is separate
  • Hours: Thurs.–Tues. 10–5
  • Website:
  • Subway: Hanzo-mon and Shinjuku subway lines, Kudanshita Station (Exit 2); Tozai subway line, Takebashi Station (Exit 1B).
  • Location: Imperial Palace and Government District
Updated: 08-19-2013

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