General Information

Towada Art Center

10-9 Nishi-Nibancho, Towada-shi, Aomori, Japan

TEL: +81 (0) 176-20-1127
FAX: +81 (0) 176-20-1138

* Phone calls answered during open hours



Art Center
9:00-17:00 (admission until 30 minutes before closing)

Cafe & Shop
9:00-17:00(last order 16:30)

Collaborative Space and Other Rental Spaces


(except for National Holidays on Monday, in which case the museum is open on the holiday and closed the following Tuesday instead)

*The museum occasionally has irregular hours to accommodate events, construction, and maintenance.




Collection: 510 yen
Exhibition: 800 yen
Collection + Exhibition: 1,200 yen

Children (18 and Under)

* The collection is on view in between exhibitions. Contact the museum for more information on prices and schedules.
* Some events have separate admission fees.


20+ People
100 yen discount per person

Group Discount Form


Teachers accompanying schoolchildren and those accompanying a person with a disability are exempt from admission fees.

Admission Exemption Form

Facilities & Services


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Towada Art Center, Cube, and Art Square.
Use of Wi-Fi assumes your agreement with the terms and conditions found on the Towada City website.

Rental Spaces

Towada Art Center Collaborative Space
Towada Art Center Lawn

Hourly Rate 330 yen
Daily Rate 510 yen

89 square meters (Collaborative Space)


We ask that visitors abide by the following rules to ensure a better museum experience for all.

  • We may ask to check your belongings upon admission to the museum.
  • Large items such as suitcases, umbrellas, and camera equipment (monopods/tripods) are prohibited. Please use the coin lockers or leave your items with reception.
  • Dangerous, odorous, and raw items (includes flowers) are prohibited.
  • Pets are prohibited with the exception of assistance dogs (guide dogs, hearing dogs, and service dogs).
  • Smoking, eating, and drinking are prohibited (includes gum and candy).
  • Do not touch works of art or their display cases.
  • Refrain from talking on the phone in the museum.
  • Use only pencils when taking notes.
  • Refrain from entering the museum if under the influence of alcohol.
  • We recommend that you bring a jacket as the museum is fully air-conditioned.

Photography of Towada Art Center Permanent Collection Allowed as of October 7, 2017
The Towada Art Center now allows visitors to take non-flash photographs of its permanent collection* for personal use and enjoyment. Photography and video for commercial use or formal distribution will remain prohibited. Resale of any images that include the museum or related artwork is strictly prohibited.

Photography Guidelines

  • Flash photography, videography, and the use of tripods/selfie sticks are prohibited.
  • Please be considerate of others when taking photographs.
  • Please do not touch, climb, or otherwise damage the artwork when taking photographs.

*Photography is prohibited for Børre Sæthre’s UNTITLED / Dead Snow World Systems.

Please follow any other instructions given by museum staff.


Media Requests

Group Discounts

Admission Exemptions

Rental Spaces

Rental Fee Exemptions