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Advertising Museum Tokyo

  • 1–8–2 Higashi-Shimbashi Map It
  • Tsukiji and Shiodome

Updated 08/19/2013

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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.

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B1F–B2F Caretta Shiodome, 1–8–2 Higashi-Shimbashi, Chūō-ku, Tokyo, 105-7090, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Fri. 11–6:30, weekends 11–4:30

Updated 08/19/2013


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