NTT InterCommunication Center

NTT InterCommunication Center (NTTインターコミュニケーション・センター) is a free media, art and communications gallery in Shinjuku, Tokyo. NTT is Japan’s main telephone provider, and this museum was started to commemorate the 100th anniversary of telephones in Japan. The museum has an excellent and selection of innovative, fun and thought-provoking art and multimedia pieces, and shows off some amazing new artists.

Budget travel tip

  • This museum participates in the Grutto Pass. Consider this if you want to check out many museums in Tokyo.



Open: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Price: Free in main areas. Fees vary for special exhibitions.

How to get there

From Shinjuku station, take the Keio New Line to Hatsudai station (1 min, 130 yen)

You could also walk from Shinjuku station in about 10 minutes. Exit from the Keio New Line station, then walk along the main road (Shinjuku dori) in the opposite direction of the bridge.

Hostels and cheap hotels

Tokyo Central Youth Hostel

Between central Shinjuku and Akihabara, this is in a great location. Check prices at

Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule (men only)

Great location and good English support.  Also includes a modern spa. Check prices at

Ace Inn Shinjuku

This hostel is not far from central Shinjuku, and is quite modern.  Dorms only. Check prices at .

Shinjuku City Hotel N.U.T.S TOKYO

Forget the strange name, this is a modern hotel with really cheap prices for private rooms. Check prices at

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.