Mitsuo Aida Museum


Mitsuo Aida Museum

You can experience the world of Mitsuo Aida, a poet and calligrapher who emphasized the preciousness of life with his own phrases and unique styles of calligraphy.

Mitsuo Aida is widely known as a poet and calligrapher who expressed simple phrases in his own unique style. His works depicting the weakness of human beings and their over-dependence on others remain highly popular among people of all ages even after his death. The museum is designed to help visitors enjoy his works and perceive the world of nature that Mr. Aida loved in his lifetime. A new exhibition is held every three months, and you can feel his ”words of life” anytime in the museum. The cafe linked with the main building offers a peaceful atmosphere that you can feel after seeing the works. You can enter the museum shop for free, and it has a variety of goods such as postcards, large square poetry cards and books; daily tear-off calendars with the lines of Mitsuo Aida are the most popular items. The museum is located on the B1 floor of the Tokyo Forum Building and is about a five-minute walk from the Marunouchi South Gate in Tokyo Station.


  • Address

    Tokyo international forum basement the first floor, 3-5-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005

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  • Nearest Station
    Tokyo Station
    ・ Tokaido Shinkansen Line
    ・ Hokkaido Shinkansen Line
    ・ Tohoku Shinkansen Line
    ・ Akita Shinkansen Line
    ・ Yamagata Shinkansen Line
    ・ Joetsu Shinkansen Line
    ・ Hokuriku Shinkansen Line
    ・ JR Tokaido Main Line
    ・ JR Yokosuka Line
    ・ JR Sobu Main Line (Rapid)
    ・ JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
    ・ JR Yamanote Line
    ・ JR Chuo Main Line
    ・ JR Keiyo Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
    Marunouchi South Exit
    5 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Tuesday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Sunday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Last admission 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed
    Open during national/public holidays