Requests to visitors:(Please be sure to read)

・Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have a fever above 37.5°C or symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, or headache.
・Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have traveled within the past two weeks to countries or regions where infections are continuing to increase.
・Please practice good etiquette by wearing a mask, avoiding coughing near others, and washing and disinfecting your hands. Visitors without masks will kindly be refused entry.
・Temperatures will be taken at the entrance to the museum. Visitors who are found to have a fever of 37.5°C or higher will be refused entry.
・Please try to stay at least 2 meters away from other visitors inside the museum.
・Please refrain from talking in exhibition rooms.
・Please do not touch the exhibits, display cases, or devices that are not in use.
・Please take note of the date and time of your visit.

Measures taken by our museum to prevent the spread of infection:
・Staff members conduct daily temperature checks and confirm that they are in good health.
・All staff members wear masks.
・Acrylic panels installed at counters.
・Disinfectant placed at the entrance to the museum.
・Thorough cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation inside the building.
・Restriction of the number of visitors in order to prevent overcrowding (please check the museum website and SNS accounts for information about admission restrictions).
・Signs advising people not to gather together in the one place.
・Thorough disinfection of rental items such as wheelchairs.
・Prohibition of touching exhibits that can ordinarily be touched by hand.
・Rearrangement of seats in lobbies and other areas to avoid face-to-face eating, drinking and conversation.
・Suspension of use of hand dryers in restrooms.
・Coordination with the public health center if visitors or staff members develop symptoms.

Future plans are subject to change depending on circumstances in Japan and overseas. Please check the latest information on the official website or Twitter account before visiting. Thank you for your understanding.  


[Important notice] Temporary closing due to the approach of Typhoon 19 (updated)

As Typhoon No. 19 approaches, the Tokyo Garden Museum will be temporarily closed as follows.
Saturday, October 12, 2019, closed all day
Sunday, October 13, 2019, closed all day
* Opening as usual on October 14 (Monday / holiday).

We apologize for any inconvenience, but thank you for your understanding.


Announcement of change of venue and cancellation of “Noh theater in the garden

[Notice: change of venue (October 11) and event cancellation (October 12)] “Noh theater in the garden -Experience Japanese Beauty in an Urban Beauty-” on October 11 and 12

As we annouced the change of venue yesterday on October 9 ( Wed), the performance “Noh theater in the garden -Experience Japanese Beauty in an Urban Forest-”scheduled on October 11 (Fri) and 12 (Sat) will be changed as below.

*October 11 (Fri) The performance will take place at Kita Noh Theatre (4-6-9 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, the nearest station: Meguro station [JR Yamanote Line, Tokyu Meguro Line]) on October 11. We kindly ask for your understanding, and are looking forward to welcoming you.

*October 12 (Sat) Due to approaching typhoon, the performance “Noh Theater in the garden -Experience Japanese Beauty in an Urban Forest-” scheduled on Saturday 12th October has been canceled.(No rescheduled performance) We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and kindly ask for your understanding.
We will inform you about how to refund your tickets on the website of Tokyo Tradition Office, Arts Council Tokyo( http://www.tokyo-tradition.jp/2019/eng/ ), as soon as determined.

Inquiry: Tokyo Tradition Office, Arts Council Tokyo
Tell: +81(0) 3-5428-3655
Email: info@tokyo-tradition.jp


Summer Night Museum (evening opening hours)

During the period from July 20 through August 31, the museum will stay open until 21:00 every Friday evening. There will also be special features at restaurants and shops. Admission is free for students after 5:00 PM, while regular or senior (65 and over) visitors may enjoy the reduced group price.

2018.04.04news ,exhibition

A Gallery Talk in English will be held on Friday, 13th of April

A Gallery Talk in English for the exhibition,
‘Walls that Talk : Stories from the Former Prince Asaka Residence’
will be held as follows;

Date and time : 13 April, Friday, 14:00-
Venue : Main building, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
Pre-registration is not required
Free with museum admission

Please come and join us!

2018.02.01news ,exhibition

Decoration never dies, anyway: Artist talks video now on our website.

Decoration never dies, anyway: Artist talks video now on our website.
20 minutes approx. for each artist, subtitled in English / Japanese