Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art


Things to note when entering the building and during your visit

When entering the building

  • Smoking is prohibited in the building.
  • Please leave your umbrella in the umbrella stand in front of the entrance.

During your visit

  • Refrain from bringing umbrellas, dangerous items, helmets, and pets into the galleries.
  • Refrain from eating and drinking in the entrance hall on the first floor or in the galleries. (Use the lobby on the second floor.)
  • Do not touch the artworks.
  • Refrain from using fountain pens, brushes, or other writing tools that may splash ink.
  • Talking on cell phones is not permitted in the galleries.
  • Photography is permitted in the gallery of the museum’s collection with the following restrictions:
    • Flash photography (including AF auxiliary lights) is prohibited, as are tripods, monopods, and long objects (e.g. selfie sticks); taking pictures that may include other visitors; disturbing others (e.g. by spending a long time in any one space); and photographing while walking (moving).
    • If you can mute the shutter sound, please do so.
    • The use of photos other than for personal enjoyment may be a violation of Copyright Law.
  • Photography of special exhibitions may not be allowed depending on the exhibition. Please check the notices posted at the entrance of the special exhibition or ask the staff.