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Mitsui Memorial Museum



A one-minute walk from the A7 Exit of Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Subway Ginza Line. The Mitsui Memorial Museum is located in magnificent, early Showa era Western-style architecture, Mitsui Main Building which is designated an important cultural property. The museum exhibits fine Japanese and oriental artworks collected over 300 years from the Edo period. The main collection is Japanese tea ceremony utensils. There are also approximately 4000 artifacts such as paintings, calligraphy works and swords and 130,000 stamps. In the collection, 6 objects are registered as national treasures, 73 objects as important cultural properties and 4 objects as art treasures. Special exhibitions and workshops for children are regularly held. Check those events in advance if you are interested in. After visiting the exhibitions, you can have a relaxing time in the museum cafe. In the museum shop, you can find original goods and Japanese tea ceremony utensils. (The museum has no permanent exhibition.)

Location Information

  • Address

    Mitsui Main Building the seventh floor, 2-1-1, Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0022

  • Nearest Station
    Mitsukoshimae Station
    ・ Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line
    Exit A7
    1 minute on foot
  • Phone Number

    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.

  • Hours
    Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Closed
    Opens on national holidays and weekends; closes on first weekday following holidays, exhibition replacement period