National Museum of Western Art

Museum in Ueno & Yanesen

The permanent collection here runs from medieval Madonna-and-child images to 20th-century abstract expressionism, but is strongest in French impressionism, including a whole gallery of Monet. The main building, completed in 1959, was designed by Le Corbusier. Ask at the information desk for the Discover Architecture map (in English), which notes key aspects of the building.

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