Mitsui Memorial Museum

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Mitsui Memorial Museum
三井記念美術館
Mitsui Main Building 2009.jpg
Established October 8, 2005
Location Nihonbashi area of Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′11″N 139°46′23″E / 35.686298°N 139.773144°E / 35.686298; 139.773144
Type Art museum
Website English - Japanese

The Mitsui Memorial Museum (三井記念美術館, Mitsui Kinen Bijutsukan) is an art museum in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district. It is located within the Mitsui Main Building, an Important Cultural Property as designated by the Japanese government.

Collection[edit]

The museum's collection includes items used in the Japanese tea ceremony as well as Eastern antiques.[1] Over 4,000 items collected by the Mitsui family since the Edo period of Japan are showcased within the museum.[2]

Other Central Tokyo Museums[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OGAWA, YUKI (April 27, 2010). "Art breathes new life into Tokyo's gateway". Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mitsui Main Building | Chûô city Course | Tokyo Cultural Heritage Map". www.syougai.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-23. 

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