• National Film Archive of Japan

National Film Archive of Japan

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The National Film Archive of Japan was formerly known as National Film Center and was part of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. It offers screenings of Japanese movies and thematic exhibitions on the history of Japanese cinema and its international links. If you are into Japanese films, this is the perfect chance to see movies that are not available for online streaming or in the movie theatre anymore.


3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku
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Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 11:00~18:30
Monday : close

Final admission is 30 minutes before closing.
On the last Friday of the month the opening hours are extended to 20:00.

Closed during screening preparation, between exhibitions; Dec 28, 2019-Jan 3, 2020, Mar 9-31,2020.
The facility may also close occasionally for changing of exhibits and maintenance activities.
Schedules, titles and contents of the exhibitions may be changed without notice.

JPY0 / Adult

Separate charges for film screenings and exhibitions.
Film screenings:
Adults: JPY 520
Students and Seniors: JPY 310
Under 15yrs: JPY 100
Adults: JPY 250
Students: JPY 130
Wheelchair users can get free parking if they call ahead.

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Details such as opening times/fees etc are subject to sudden change. While we endeavor to keep our site up to date, we advise you check the official website for each spot for the latest information



WOW U-mediator
  • 2020-01-24

Some of the coolest and most interesting movie memorabilia I've ever seen. If you have an interest in film in any capacity then you should definitely pay this place a visit, with so many fascinating pieces of film history and memorabilia this makes for one engaging experience for any film lover.


WOW U-mediator
  • 2019-12-19

An amazing experience for film lovers. Offers exhibitions and showings. Very informative and gorgeous collections of posters, camera, etc. Fun visit on your trip to Tokyo


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