DAVID BOWIE is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie ‒ one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times. Over 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, photography, set designs, album artwork and rare performance material from the past five decades are brought together from the David Bowie Archive for the very first time. The exhibition demonstrates how Bowieʼ s work has both influenced and been influenced by wider move ments in art, design, theatre and contemporary culture and focuses on his creative processes, shifting style and collaborative work with diverse designers in the fields of fashion, sound, graphics, theatre and film. Seen by 1.5 million people worldwide at sell-out shows in London, Chicago, Sao Paolo, Paris, Berlin, Melbourne, Groningen and Bologna, DAVID BOWIE is comes exclusively to Tokyo, its only Asian venue.


Sunday 8 January to Sunday 9 April 2017


Warehouse TERRADA G1 Building
2-6-10, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo  Google Map


Mon Closed (except open on 9 January, 20 March, 27 March and 3 April)
Tue, Wed, Thu10am ‒ 8pm
Fri 10am ‒ 9pm
Sat, Sun 10am ‒ 8pm

※ The door closes one hour prior to the closing times
※ The exhibition is closed at 17:00 on Wednesday 29 March. (last admission by 16:00)


[By train]
About 5-minute walk from Tokyo Monorail 'Tennozu Isle Station'
About 4-minute walk from Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit Rinkai Line 'Tennozu Isle Station'
About 10 minute by bus from JR ʻShinagawa Stationʼ

[From Tokyo International Haneda Airport]
Take the Tokyo Monorail from ʻHaneda Airport Stationʼ to ʻTennozu Isle Stationʼ (15 minutes).

[From Narita International Airport]
Approximately 90 minutes by taxi or airport limousine bus


At ‘DAVID BOWIE is exhibition’ we ask you to wear a headset to enjoy unique “Sound & Vision” experience. As the number of headsets are limited, admission is divided into five time slots per day. You are required to enter the venue within your admission time slot, but there is no time limit for your stay.

Walk-up tickets are available subject to the number of remaining tickets available. Please check the ticket inventory at Ticket Pia site before your visit. In order to ensure you have a great visit, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance.


 At DoorAdvance
Adults2,400 yen2,200 yen
Students (high school & Jr. high school)1,200 yen1,000 yen
Twilight Ticket2,200 yen (Students 1,000 yen)-
  • All prices include tax.
  • All tickets have a specific time and date for admission except for the “ALL TIME” ticket, which is an open ticket valid for one admission anytime during the whole exhibition period and “Feb. Weekdays Only Tickets” which is valid for one admission anytime during weekdays in February. Please check the opening time and date before your visit.
  • Admission is free for children up to the age of 12 (except junior high school student).
  • Advance tickets are available for purchase until 11:59pm of a day before the admission date.
  • Bundled merchandise will be available for collection at the venue on the admission day.
  • Tickets can be purchased at door on the day subject to no. of remaining tickets available.
  • About Twilight Ticket : Walk up tickets for admission after 16:00 on the day can be purchased at advance ticket price.200 yen discount Twilight tickets can be purchased only at the venue.

Bundled merchandise SOLD OUT

Tickets can also be purchased at SEVEN-ELEVEN stores, CircleKSunkus stores and Ticket Pia in Japan. (P-code: 633 -729)


Organised by:‘DAVID BOWIE is’ Japan Exhibition Committee
Curation by:Victoria Broakes and Geoffrey Marsh, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
3D Sound experience by:Sennheiser
Presented by:Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
Sponsored by:Jaguar and Land Rover Japan Ltd., Warehouse TERRADA
Supported by:British Embassy Tokyo, British Council, Shinagawa City, Tokyo MX, TV Kanagawa,
WOWOW, J-Wave, Tokyo FM, InterFM897, Nippon Cultural Broadcasting
Cooperation by:Nippon Cargo Airlines Co., Ltd, Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Movie Plus, Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit, Inc., Tokyo Monorail Co., Ltd., Tennoz Integrated Development Council, Art & Part Co., Ltd., OPHRYS Systèmes