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Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Address: 2-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-5777-8600
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10:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:30
Fri 10:00 - 19:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beautiful red brick building in a lovely green square

I had not been to this museum before, on any of my numerous visits to Tokyo and am very glad I went. The building is housed in a Red Brick building in a green square about 10... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
libica
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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197 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to this museum before, on any of my numerous visits to Tokyo and am very glad I went. The building is housed in a Red Brick building in a green square about 10 minutes walk from Tokyo Station. I went to see the exhibition on the Masterpieces of Nabis from the Museum D'Orsay, which was very... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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106 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Located in the heart of downtown Tokyo, this art museum is surrounded by a vibrant atmosphere of restaurants and shops. You can dip into your favourite paintings followed by a drink or meal at a restaurant nearby at the Ichigokan square.

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1 Thank hasanarif
Taipei, Taiwan
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Built in 1894, fully renovated in 2009, reopened in 2010. 5 minutes walk from Tokyo JR station, Great place for afternoon tea, very colonial style building, nice atmosphere, excellent services, many local TV series filmed here, very reasonable prices. It has a beautiful garden, great for photos ! They also have Museum, free entrance, it was closed during our visit.

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Thank Ukulele-sam1951
Brooklyn, New York
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The building is a fantastic relic of earlier days when Western style was entering and being interpreted by Japan. This well preserved structure also is the HQ for the bank, that has built above the original structure without removing the charm of this old Tokyo building. The Cafe 1894 is charming in it's old world bank teller theme. Step back... More 

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2 Thank BC1BC1
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402 reviews
219 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

A great museum - the building itself and the courtyard. Always good exhibits. This time, we saw Paris Haute Couture exhibit, which was very interesting.

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鳥取県倉吉市
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119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

とても美しい建築物です。作品は入れ替え中で残念でしたが、お洒落なカフェが併設されています。 軽食もお勧めの、素敵な雰囲気です! It is a very beautiful building. Work was regrettable in the swap, but stylish cafe is the hotel. Snacks also recommended, it is a nice atmosphere!

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London, United Kingdom
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365 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Well-curated exhibition of small paintings from the Prado, 14-17th century. The museum has an archive of Japanese historical objects (text and audio in Japanese). Perfect location near Tokyo station where hotels, restaurants and shops abound.

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Thank YubaPrincess
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stumbled on this hidden gem late in the day on a previous visit to Tokyo but promised ourselves..."next time"! Tucked away in the beautiful Brick Square surrounded by the high rise of the Marunouchi financial district, the Mitsubishi Ichigokan or Mitsubishi Building #1, is the converted original building that housed the company's banking department and the renovations have been... More 

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Naples, Florida
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87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This museum does not have a real permanent collection, but hosts excellent special exhibits throughout the year. It is popular and often crowded. It is ALWAYS freezing!

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Thank JOIFL
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Mitsubishi Ichikougan Museum is an upscale museum in a 19th century building from the eraly Meiji period, entirely reconstructed after WW2, next to Tokyo main railway station.

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