The Edo-Tokyo Museum

Slip back in time to the Edo Period!



At this museum, experience the lifestyle, culture and history of Tokyo, mainly from the Edo Period to the present day.
In a large facility of about 9,000 square meters, the Permanent Exhibition Rooms extend across the 5th and 6th floors.
A reproduction of Nihombashi Bridge has been constructed at the entrance of the Edo Zone, the Tokyo Zone, and the Feature Exhibition Room.
From Ukiyoe pictures and old books to everyday tools and valuable materials, a wide range of items are on display. Reduced-scale models faithfully reproduce the Tokyo of days gone by.


  • Besides the Permanent Exhibition, Special Exhibits are held 5 times a year. .
  • In the Library, there are about 200,000 books, magazines and microfilms. .
  • The Museum Shop features a wide variety of pictures, pottery and original items such as hand towels. .
  • Foreign language audio guidance receivers are available for rent.



  • This reduced-scale model shows an Edo Period city street.
  • The unique design of this building is based on the image of a raised-floor storehouse.


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Name in Japanese
Postal Code
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
General: 600 yen; College and Vocational School Students: 480 yen; Junior and Senior High School Students, People over 65: 300 yen; Primary School and Younger Children: Free
*Extra admission is charged for Special Exhibitions
Monday (or the next day when National Holidays or Substitute National Holidays fall on a Monday); New Year Holidays
*Subject to change.
Business Hours
9:30am-5:30pm (Admission allowed until 5:00pm)
[Saturdays] 9:30am-7:30pm (Admission allowed until 7:00pm)
(1) About 3 minutes on foot from the West Exit of Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line
(2) About 1 minute from Exit A4 of Ryogoku Station on the Toei Subway Oedo Line
Official Website
Official Website (English)