Ota Memorial Museum of Art
Harajuku: Art museum
Ota Memorial Museum of Art: Harajuku
Harajuku / Art museum
Open 10:30am-5:30pm. Closed Mondays.
Admission: Y700-1000
Average visit time: 30-60 minutes

Specializing in ukiyoe (woodblock prints), this three-story museum puts together thematic exhibitions every month showcasing portions of their collection of 12,000 woodblock prints. Around half the prints on display any given month have English-language descriptions, which vary in quality.

The museum shop in the basement is accessible by a separate entrance, and has a large collection of colorful and frameable handkerchiefs in traditional patterns as well as typical souvenir items like chopsticks, folding fans and pottery.

Note that the museum is closed for a few days a month while they change the exhibitions.

Shibuya-ku, Jingumae 1-10-10.
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