Tokyo National Museum, Taito

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Among the country's, and the world's, largest institutions of its kind, Tokyo National Museum exhibits Buddhist and Japanese artwork, woodblocks, kimonos, and other cultural gems. Browse the museum's collection of more than 100,000 artifacts spread out over five different buildings to take a step back into the nation's past. Note that exhibits and displays feature descriptions and signage in English--you can also check out an English-language audio guide at the entrance. Make Tokyo National Museum part of your personalized Tokyo itinerary using our Tokyo vacation planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    This is a large and spacious museum with many excellent exhibits. However, I personally felt a bit disengaged. I don't know why, I normally love museums and can spend hours wandering around but the To...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Last 見renakatta, the Oriental Hotel and the Horyu-ji Temple treasures the Kuroda Memorial Hall is in the Center visit. Of written as well as see all day is not impossible. If the great runner but will have no legs. You best stay here would be about three hours. High satisfaction so slowly what to focus on, want to visit there. Is more common in museums in Japan and it cannot meet the famous artifacts of all at one time. This is because stint, from the not displayed at the same time. Meet rubles, when you go to the Mona Lisa and winged victory of Samothrace, but here such as is does not meet you when you go to Earl of pine woods chart folding screen and Korin Fujin & Raijin byobu. Have we forgotten that and went to the Kuroda Memorial Hall. Meet the objective that "Lake". Was a very satisfying experience. "Lakeside" can't seem to open special rooms four times a year, and special guest time. We recommend that you go out on the official website of the museum exhibit can be. However, other exhibits include enough spectacular. Oriental Hotel, basement floor teems with works of Asian art up to 5 floors above ground. If you look carefully here alone you 潰remasu day. I hope you have a wonderful encounter was his hobby.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Wish I had more time to go over the exhibits. I loved the fact that the museum was spacious. They also had a nice collection. Interesting to see art in different forms. At the very end, there's a real...  more »
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  • April 7, 2017
    I visited only the central building, devoted to the art of Japan. It covers all crafts and had special exhibitions on the swords of samurai. The exhibits are well thoughts, with beautiful piece of arts and informative panels. The layout is logical and progress through the different eras of Japanese art. This would be 2 hours well spent and a must do for visitors.
  • May 2, 2017
    Wonderful way to spend a few hours during a visit to Tokyo. Though we only visited the Japanese museum within the multi-building museum complex due to time constraints, we loved the experience and would recommend the visit. Worth every Yen of the very reasonable price of admission.
  • July 15, 2017
    It's so awesome. Lots of really cool exhibits. It's a very big building so plan to spend a few hours there A LEAST.
  • July 5, 2017
    Great museum, loads to see so pays to research a bit before hand. Nice setting & lovely buildings. Pick up a 'Tokyo guide' map for ¥100 off the entry price.
  • June 25, 2017
    Pretty good and huge museum. Located within the vicinity of ueno park. Open until night time on Saturday (be sure to check their website and opening schedule before visiting). They provide wheelchair near the entrance and the whole place has good accessibility. When you are done with the museum, you can walk across the main road and take a stroll in ueno park.

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