The Watari Museum Contemporary Art

Local nameワタリウム美術館
LocationTokyo, Japan

The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art in Shibuya, Tokyo stands together with the Mori Arts Center and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa as one of the major institutions in Japan and in Asia in the field of contemporary visual arts. It was designed by the architect Mario Botta in 1990.

Large retrospective exhibitions of the artists Joseph Beuys, Larry Clark, Henry Darger, Jan Fabre, Federico Herrero, Mike Kelley, John Lurie, Barry McGee, Nam June Paik, Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger, have been held at the museum over the last few years.

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Opening hours

General opening hours:
MONDAYS CLOSED except in December
Tue, Thu - Sun: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wed: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

The opening hours depend on the exhibitions and events held.


The price varies with events.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +81 3 34023001

Address 3-7-6 Jingūmae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

Coordinates 35°40'14.513" N 139°42'48.136" E

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