The National Art Center, Tokyo

The National Art Center, Tokyo is one of the newest museums in town, it opened three years ago. The temporary exhibitions are usually pretty good; however the museum is worth the visit simply to enjoy the interior architecture of the building. The National Art Center, Tokyo is located in Roppongi near Tokyo Midtown; you can find here a map in English.

One of the things that I like the most in the building is the cafeteria. One part of the cafeteria is on the top of a mug-shaped structure, and the rest of the cafeteria is below around the structure.

National Art Center, Tokyo
Mug-shaped cafeteria.

National Art Center, Tokyo
The handle is a small footbridge so that people can access the top of the mug.

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

National Art Center, Tokyo

2 Comments
  • Jeff

    March 19, 2010 at 8:02 am

    I saw that art center 2 years ago, but i didn’t know it opened 3 years ago! its a nice place, although their bathroom is too small and cramped, and the doors open inward! boo!

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