About Sompo Museum of Art
Shinjuku Station has been recognized as the world’s ‘busiest station’ by
Guinness World Records®.
Despite the hustle and bustle, masterpieces such as Van Gogh’s Sunflowers can be found in its midst.
The Sompo Museum of Art was opened in 1976 as Japan’s first high-rise art
Originally known as the Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art,
this much-loved museum has been reborn as the Sompo Museum of Art.
Its architectural design features soft curves,
and its exhibit spaces were created to allow visitors to slowly take in each piece of art.
The museum acts as an artistic landmark in Shinjuku, helping to communicate a diversity of arts and culture.