The collection of the Ota Memorial Museum of Art consists of over 14,000 ukiyo-e works, including 12.000 works collected by the late Seizō Ota Ⅴ, a former former president of Tōhō Insurance Company. His collection was opened to the public after his passed away in 1977. The collection contains both masterpieces of nikuhitsu-ga painting and ukiyo-e wood-block prints—two substantial portions of ukiyo-e—and is one of the world’s leading private collections of ukiyo-e art.
LocationUkiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, 1 Chome-10-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001
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From JR Yamanote Line Harajuku Station: Take Omotesandoguchi Exit and go down Omotesando Street to Meiji Street for a few minutes. Make a left turn just past the Softbank store. You will see the sign at the corner. From Chiyoda and Fukutoshin Subway Line Meiji Jingu mae Station: Take #5 Exit and go straight along Omotesando Street. Make a right turn just before the Softbank store. You will see a sign for the museum on the corner.
10:30-17:30 (last admission at 17:00). Closed on Mondays unless that a public holiday.
¥700 for the planned exhibitions. ¥1,000 for the special exhibitions