Mori Art Museum

Art Museum

One of the best things about this respectable institution, opened in 2003, is the 360-degree vista from the top of the 54-story Mori Tower; indeed, many visitors come for the view and leave before strolling the two floors of exhibition space below. To do so is a mistake: Museum director Fumio Nanjo is known to organize contemporary shows as crowd-pleasing as they are curatorially sound. (In 2015, the museum hosted Takashi Murakami’s first major show in his homeland in 14 years in 2015.) Exhibitions downstairs are generally organized by outside curators, and often focus on more classical themes and artists (Vermeer, Rembrandt.) Don’t miss the gift shop on the way out.

Mori Art Museum
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 RoppongiTokyo, Japan

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