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.

1.5 Hours
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3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
東京都中央区京橋 3-7-6 国立映画アーカイブ
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Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 11:00~18:30

Final admission 30 minutes before closing.
Extended hours on the last Friday of every month: 11:00-20:00.

Closed during the Japanese New Year period.
Closing days may vary occasionally for changing exhibits and maintenance activities. Please check the official website for further details.

*Closed March 9th - May 28th, 2020 for maintenance of the facilities.

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5 out of 5 stars

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.


5 out of 5 stars

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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