Laforet Museum Harajuku
Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art
This small, peaceful museum houses the excellent ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) collection of Ōta Seizo, the former head of the Toho Life...
Cross the street from Omote-Sandō Hills, look right, and you’ll see a five-storey glass building that looks as if it has a giant,...
My favourite big building is the diaphanous Dior building on Omotesandō – each floor shimmers in a slightly different hue of fluorescent...
Tokyo Apartment Café
This subterranean room with a view doubles as a cool daytime coffee house and eatery. At night the atmosphere goes a shade hipper and...
Gyōza (dumplings) are the only thing on the menu here, but you won’t hear any complaints from the regulars who queue up to get their...
6th fl, Laforet Bldg, 1-11-6 Jingūmae · interesting places nearby
Laforet Museum Harajuku information
This museum, on the 6th floor of the teenybopper fashionista mecca that is Laforet department store, is gallery or performance space depending on the event. Small film festivals, art installations and launch parties are held here regularly – after browsing the art-as-streetwear on the floors below, check out art-as-art upstairs.