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Mori Art Museum

Contemporary art space atop a skyscraper featuring diverse global artworks and stunning city views.

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Located in one of the most stylish areas of Tokyo, The Mori Art Museum is a unique, contemporary art museum that features work from prominent artists like Ai Wei Wei and Takashi Murakami. This museum rests atop the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills, a new development that features luxury shopping, as well as tasty food and entertainment. With huge exhibits that are fun and accessible, the Mori is loved by both locals and tourists. Past exhibitions have included interactive optical illusions, deep-dives into Japanese pop culture, a collection of art by Tim Burton, and indoor/outdoor experiences that overflow into the rest of the Roppongi Hills complex. Pro Tip: While there, check out the museum cafe, which has current exhibition-themed treats and a breathtaking view of the city. 

madeleineray 3 years ago

Arguably the most established gallery in Tokyo, Mori Art Museum sits on the 53rd floor of the Mori Tower located in Roppongi Hills. This museum has housed works from Japanese artists including Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami and has work from other notable artists including Ai Weiwei, Gohar Dashti, Tokujin Yoshioka, and Bill Viola. At the Mori Art Museum, there are always unique gallery displays, including a Naruto themed exhibition as well as a Tim Burton one.

madeleineray 3 years ago

The Mori Art Museum is a top destination in Tokyo, showcasing contemporary and modern art from both Japanese and international artists. With its stunning location on the 53rd floor of the Roppongi Hills building, visitors can also enjoy panoramic views of the city from the museum's observatory deck. The museum regularly hosts exhibitions, events and workshops, making it a must-visit for art enthusiasts and cultural travelers alike.

seeker 1 year ago

Mori Art Museum Guides

  • Top Destinations in Tokyo

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    Tokyo is one of the most exciting cities you can visit in the world. Along with the pure electricity of bustling streets and neon lights, Tokyo has plenty of open parks, and chances to get a taste of traditional Japanese culture. You can sip sake underneath pink blooming cherry blossoms in Ueno Park, and get lost in the kawaii pop culture of Harajuku, Tokyo has endless amounts of fun activities for the entire family to fill up your itinerary.
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  • Things To Do and Food To Eat Near Roppongi Station

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    Roppongi is a famous district in Tokyo that is surrounded by a huge variety of entertainment and food options. From some of the most established art galleries in Tokyo, delicious Japanese food, sprawling parks, and vibrant after-hours; Roppongi never disappoints. Visit Roppongi Hills and view the mesmerizing statue of “Maman’ by Louise Bourgeois amongst artificial waterfalls, top-of-the-line shopping, and just down a stairwell you can see the bustling side of Tokyo nightlife; with dive bars full of character amongst late-night ramen and sushi shops. While this sprawling metropolis can be overwhelming, I have gathered a list of some of the best things to see, do and naturally, *eat* in Roppongi!

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  • The Best Art Museums & Galleries in Tokyo

    As you explore the winding roads of Tokyo—small alleyways lined with lanterns, bustling walkways beneath neon signs, gardens dotted with cotton-candy pink cherry blossom trees—you’re bound to stumble upon some of the best art in the city. Tokyo has an abundance of world-class art museums and galleries, featuring everything from cutting-edge, contemporary exhibits to ancient […]