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Museum Trip

Inclusive program

  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Visual Art / Media Art ,
  • Workshop

Aiming to make museum facilities accessible to a wider range of users, this program welcomes children and their parents/guardians facing various challenges or circumstances for fun-filled museum experiences. “Art Communicators,” curators, and university professors accompany participants through the collections to make first-time museum-goers feel right at home.


July through November 2017 (Dates are negotiable.)

Eligible applicants

Organizations that fall into any of the following categories ((1)–(3))
(1) Children’s homes
(2) Organizations that provide support to children in families facing financial difficulties
(3) Organizations that provide support to children facing “culture gaps” due to international roots


Children (elementary school to high school) residing at/receiving support from an organization in any of the categories above ((1)–(3))
Parents, guardians, and/or accompanying group leaders
(Small group of 10–15 children per event/4 organizations per year/applications processed on a first-come-first-served basis)

How to reserve (For organizations)

Please see the official website for further details about reservation.

Application deadline

1 month prior to the intended event date


Museum Start “i-Ueno” Operating Team (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum & Tokyo University of the Arts)
TEL: 03-3823-6921 (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum office)


Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and the museums at Ueno Park



Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum / Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo University of the Arts
Co-organized by
The Ueno Royal Museum, Ueno Zoological Gardens, The National Museum of Nature and Science, International Library of Children's Literature, National Diet Library/ The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan