Guide to facilities

Floor Guide

1F

1 P&P Gallery

2 Library

3 Museum Shop

B1F

4 Prologue

5 Exhibition Room

6 Printing House

7 VR Theater

8 Lecture Room

Other Facilities

2F

Koishikawa Terrace

Heartfull Café

1F

TOPPAN HALL

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  • Printing House

    The Printing House conducts preservation and heritage activities as well as research regarding letterpress printing. There are also initiatives including hands-on printing experiences and conducted tours of the Printing House to diffuse letterpress printing.

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  • Museum Shop

    The Museum Shop sells catalogs of temporary exhibitions, as well as related books and goods. The shop sells a great many original items that can only be obtained here, so please be sure to drop by when you visit.

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  • Library

    The Library boasts a collection of around 70,000 books centering mainly on printing and related fields. As well as looking at the books, photocopying and reference services are available for visitors.

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  • Prologue

    The corridor-like Prologue leading to the exhibition room traces back through the footprints of visual communication left by humans in ancient days using replicas of historical material.

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P&P Gallery

The P&P Gallery holds temporary exhibitions and events centering on the expression and technology of modern printing. Visitors can watch events that will enrich their understanding of printing free of charge.

1F 2

Library

The Library boasts a collection of around 70,000 books centering mainly on printing and related fields. As well as looking at the books, photocopying and reference services are available for visitors.

1F 3

Museum Shop

In addition to catalogs of temporary exhibitions, the Museum Shop is stocked with related books, goods and many original goods developed by the Museum.

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Prologue

Displayed on the 7-meter-high 40-meter-long walls of the Prologue is an archive of visual communication since the dawn of history. It serves as the starting point for a history of printing through which visitors to the Printing Museum, Tokyo can gain a sense of the direction created by human beings.

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Exhibition Room

In addition to the Museum's general collection that introduces on a wide scale the printing culture of Japan and the rest of the world, temporary exhibitions on printing themes are regularly held.

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Printing House

The Printing House conducts preservation and heritage activities as well as research regarding letterpress printing. There are also initiatives including hands-on printing experiences and conducted tours of the Printing House to diffuse letterpress printing.

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VR Theater

In the VR Theater visitors can experience a huge screen using VR technology, and powerful and exciting visual content. Please note that screenings are on only Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays following weekends. (The VR Theater seats 30 people and admittance is restricted to 30 people per screening).

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Lecture Room

Museum orientations, lectures relating to temporary exhibitions held by the Museum and learning activities are carried out in the Lecture Room. Please inquire about using the Lecture Room (which seats 70 people).

2F

Koishikawa Terrace

The Koishikawa Terrace restaurant seeks to transmit culture through "food" and, as it is in the Koishikawa Building and is open to local people, to be a place where everybody can communicate through eating.

2F

Heartfull Café

This is a café space with a relaxed ambience and the pleasant feeling of wood.

Hours: 9:00-19:00
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and New Year period
Telephone: +81 3-5840-2855

*Opening hours and holidays may be subject to change according to the spread of COVID-19. Please confirm with the Heartful Café in advance.

1F

TOPPAN HALL

A concert hall with perfect acoustics, used mainly for classical performances