Tokyo National Museum

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The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest national museum and largest art museum in Japan, is located directly on Ueno Park and goes back to an exhibition in the Yushima Seido Temple from 1872. As one of the largest art museums in the world, it collects, conserves, repairs and manages a large number cultural artifacts of artistic and archaeological importance from Japan and the Far East.

Overview

Address

13-9 Uenokoen, Taito City, Tokyo 110-8712 (Directions)

Hours

Closed today

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 9:30 - 17:00
Friday 9:30 - 21:00
Saturday 9:30 - 21:00
Sunday 9:30 - 17:00
Holidays 9:30 - 17:00

Price

¥620

Phone Number

03-3822-1111

Website

https://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en

Payment Method

  • Credit cards accepted

General Amenities

  • Souvenir shop
  • Restroom
  • Nursing rooms
  • Information Counter
  • Coin lockers

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • First aid facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled parking
  • Barrier-free access
  • Guide dog access
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Multi-purpose toilet
  • Braille signage

Access

Ten minutes' walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station.

Upcoming Events

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Sports Nippon Exhibition

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