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General Information

Open Hours

  • Wednesday through Monday and national holidays 11:00-17:00
  • Requests for materials from the closed stacks until 16:00
  • Photocopy requests until 16:30


  • Tuesdays (except holiday Tuesdays)
  • Year-end and New Year’s holidays
  • Other occasions when the Center is closed
  • Facilities maintenance days

Notes on Use

We would be grateful if you would read the library’s rules before you come to our library.

Notes on Use

Photocopying Services

We have provided facilities for photocopying from materials in our collection, within copyright laws.

Per page fee
Black and white: 30 yen, Color: 100 yen
Paper Size
A4, B4, A3
Photocopy requests
until 16:30
How to use
  1. Please fill out a photocopy request form using a pencil.
  2. Please place the designated paper slips located in the reading room at the beginning and end pages of the article you wish to copy and submit it with the form to the library counter staff.
  3. After the staff has checked the article and the number of pages you would like to copy, you can photocopy the article by yourself using the coin-operated photocopying machine. Fragile materials may be copied by staff members.
  4. After you finish photocopying, please return the form to the counter staff.

Notes on Use: Photocopying

Art Library Map

This is a floor map of the Art Library of the National Art Center, Tokyo. You can see the catalogs of current and past exhibitions