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Tokyo National Museum

Encounter Treasures at Japan’s Most Historical Museum that Features Japanese and Asian Art

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Museum

The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest institution of its kinds in Japan, founded in 1872. The museum is comprised of 6 exhibition buildings, which are Honkan (Japanese Gallery), Toyokan (Asian Gallery), the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, Heiseikan: Japanese Archaeology and Special Exhibits, Hyokeikan, and Kuroda Memorial Hall. The museum’s collection features around 120,000 pieces of Japanese and East Asian art and archeological artifacts, including 89 national treasures and 646 important cultural properties. Exhibitions are mainly divided into two categories: regular exhibitions and special exhibitions. Regular exhibitions consist of items in the museum’s collection, as well as items entrusted into the museum’s care by shrines and temples. Special exhibitions are large-scale planned exhibitions that follow a given theme, and they are held 3-5 times per year.

Highlights

  • Japan’s most historic museum.
  • Museum consists of 6 exhibition buildings.
  • The museum’s collection includes around 120,000 items, including national treasures and important cultural properties!.
  • Regular exhibitions and special exhibitions held.

Photos

  • Exterior of Honkan

    Exterior of Honkan

  • Exterior of Toyokan

    Exterior of Toyokan

  • Exterior of the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures

    Exterior of the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures

  • Exterior of Kuroda Memorial Hall

    Exterior of Kuroda Memorial Hall

  • Exterior of Heiseikan: Japanese Archaeology and Special Exhibitions

    Exterior of Heiseikan: Japanese Archaeology and Special Exhibitions

  • Exterior of Hyokeikan

    Exterior of Hyokeikan

  • Room 11 of Honkan (Sculptures)

    Room 11 of Honkan (Sculptures)

  • Room 5 of Toyokan (Chinese Bronzes)

    Room 5 of Toyokan (Chinese Bronzes)

Reviews

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  • リサ

    前几天有机会前往上野,观看了东京国立博物馆在东京首次公开的特别展览“国宝圣林寺十一面观音-三轮山信仰的御佛”。展出的木雕佛像都是日本的国宝,非常难得看到。只是因为疫情的原因,去看的人并不多,有些冷清。

  • 郭有仁

    藏量非常豐富,值得細細品味

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Details

Name in Japanese
東京国立博物館
Postal Code
110-8712
Address
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
050-5541-8600
Admission
1,000 yen, university students 500 yen
※All guests must pre-book their visit online
※Admission free for children under 18 years of age and seniors over 70 years of age (must show passport or other identification to prove age)
※Please confirm separately for special exhibits
※Free admission to Kuroda Memorial Hall and Research and Information Center
Closed
Mondays (if Monday is a holiday, the Museum will be open on that Monday and closed the following day)
※Subject to change without prior notice in order to prevent coronavirus infections. Please check the Tokyo National Museum’s website in advance before visiting.
Hours
9:30am-5:00pm (Open until 9:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Admission available until 30 minutes before closing.)
※Subject to change without prior notice in order to prevent coronavirus infections. Please check the Tokyo National Museum’s website in advance before visiting.
Access
(1) About a 10-minute walk from the park exit of JR Ueno Station or from the south exit of Uguisudani Station
(2) About a 15-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Hibiya Line’s Ueno Station, or from the Chiyoda Line’s Nezu Station
(3) About a 15-minute walk from the Keisei Electric Railway’s Keisei Ueno Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)