Established 1872, the Tokyo National Museum is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. Displays include Japanese and Asian antiquities, as well as archeological remains. Only a portion of the museum’s collection is displayed at any one time.
The museum has four galleries:
Honkan (Japanese Gallery): Provides a general view of Japanese art including sculpture, ceramics, and laquerware.
Toyokan (Asian Gallery): Dedicated to art and antiquities of Asia, including those from China, the Korean peninsula, Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, and Egypt.
Heiseikan (Japanese Archaeology): Japanese history through the Archaeological objects from several thousand B.C. up to late 19th century.
The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures: A group of buddhist art treasures originally donated to the Imperial family by the Horyuji temple
Times and Prices
tbc (Extra Fees for special exhibitions)
Tues – Sun 09:30 – 17:00 (later for special exhibitions)
13-9 Ueno Park
Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-8712, Japan
How to Get There
Ueno Station (Approx. 10 Minute walk)
Tokyo National Museum