Advertising Museum Tokyo

Advertising Museum Tokyo information

Tokyo , Japan
basement fl, Caretta Bldg, 1-8-2 Higashi-Shimbashi
Getting there
Subway: Ōedo line to Shiodome, Shimbashi Station exit
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Opening hours
11am-6.30pm Tue-Fri, to 4.30pm Sat
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This collection is run by Dentsu, Japan’s largest advertising agency. It covers everything from woodblock-printed handbills from the Edo period to sumptuous art nouveau and art deco Meiji- and Taisho-era works to the best of today. English signage is minimal, but the strong graphics of many of the ads stand alone. If you see advertising as art, it’s a spectacle, and there are video consoles to watch award-winning TV commercials from around the world.