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Advertising Museum Tokyo

Advertising Museum Tokyo Review

The unique Japanese gift for graphic and commercial design comes into historical perspective in these exhibits, 18th-century wood-block prints to contemporary fashion photographs and videos. The museum is maintained by a foundation established in honor of Hideo Yoshida, fourth president of the mammoth Dentsu Advertising Company, and includes a digital library of some 130,000 entries and articles on everything you ever wanted to know about hype. There are no explanatory panels in English—but this in itself is a testament to how well the visual vocabulary of consumer media can communicate across cultures.

    Contact Information

  • Address: B1F–B2F Caretta Shiodome, 1–8–2 Higashi-Shimbashi, Chūō-ku Tsukiji and Shiodome, Tokyo, 105-7090 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/6218–2500
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues.–Fri. 11–6:30, weekends 11–4:30
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  • Subway: Toei Oedo subway line, Shiodome Station (Exit 7); JR (Shiodome Exit) and Asakusa and Ginza lines (Exit 4), Shimbashi Station.
  • Location: Tsukiji and Shiodome
Updated: 08-19-2013

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