Tokyo National Museum
The Tokyo National Museum, built in 1872, is a museum filled with historical artifacts and works of art not only from Japan but parts of Asia as well. This museum boasts over 110,000 pieces of cultural treasures, including items like kimonos and samurai swords from centuries ago. Most of the displays have English descriptions, so foreign visitors too can learn about Japanese history while visiting this museum.
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
9:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Mondays (Tuesdays if Monday is a national holiday)
Adults: ¥620 University students: ¥410 High/junior high/elementary school students: Free Persons under 18 and over 70: Free *Group discounts available for groups of 20 or more people
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Available in English twice every month
【Shinjuku Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ikebukuro →【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Tokyo Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ueno →【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Narita Airport Sta.】Keisei Line / for Keisei Ueno →【Keisei Ueno Sta.】from the Main Exit → about a 15-minute walk
【Haneda Airport Sta.】Tokyo Monorail / for Hamamatsucho →【Hamamatsucho Sta.】JR Keihintohoku Line / for Tokyo →【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk