The Ueno Royal Museum


The Ueno Royal Museum

A museum located in Ueno Park. Visitors can enjoy a variety of artworks including ones designated as Important Cultural Properties.

A museum located in the Ueno-onshi-koen Park. It opened in April 1972 and is run by the Japan Art Association. It displays a wide range of artworks including Important Cultural Properties. Although this museum does not have a permanent collection, it does hold creative exhibitions on a regular basis, such as the yearly modern art exhibition (VOCA) sponsored by the Museum, as well as publicly-sponsored exhibitions (the Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition and the Japanese Nature Painting Exhibition). There is a cafe in the building where you can enjoy seasonal views from large windows, as well as a museum shop selling original goods. Opening times and admission fees vary depending on the exhibition and should be checked ahead of time on the website. It is conveniently located a three-minute walk from the Koen Exit of JR Ueno Station and a five-minute walk from Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro and Keisei-Dentetsu lines.


  • Address

    1-2, Uenokouen, Taitou-ku, Tokyo, 110-0007

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  • Nearest Station
    Ueno Station
    ・ Hokkaido Shinkansen Line
    ・ Tohoku Shinkansen Line
    ・ Akita Shinkansen Line
    ・ Yamagata Shinkansen Line
    ・ Joetsu Shinkansen Line
    ・ Hokuriku Shinkansen Line
    ・ JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
    ・ JR Yamanote Line
    ・ JR Tohoku Main Line
    ・ JR Utsunomiya Line
    ・ JR Takasaki Line
    ・ JR Joban Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
    Park Exit
    3 minutes on foot
    Keisei Ueno Station
    ・Keisei Main Line
    ・Narita Sky Access
    5 minutes on foot

  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Hours may vary with exhibition; last admission 30 minutes before closing
  • Closed
    Irregular holidays
    Differs between exhibitions