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 a centerpiece of your Tokyo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tokyo visit planning app .
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平日なのに・・何と午前10時で入ったら、肝心の第一会場90分待ち、年寄りは来るな・・と、言う事ですか。 外国の方々子連れで、あちこちスマホでパチパチ・・写真を。 係りの方は知らん顔、1600円払って、第2会場を見終わって・・・ギブアップ 行くんじゃなかった・・・。 テレビの「美の壺」で我慢するんだった・・後悔 more »Even weekdays, and what once in 10:00, venue of 90-minute wait, come the old--, say?. Foreign residents with children in the here and Smartphone with crackling, and photos. Did not I would recommend paying the indifference, 1,600 yen, 2, after I gave up going.... Was going to put up with the mark of beauty on the TV-and no regrets
일본이라는 문화 강대국(?)의 국립 박물관이라 여행전부터 큰 기대했었는데 별로입니다. 부디 시간과 체력을 아끼시길 바랍니다. more »Japan called cultural powers (?) The National Museum had great expectations from the trip. Please save the time and stamina.
A fantastic and huge museum. We went during Sakura season and there were numerous free performances that were on such as a classical violinist performance and colouring in room. There's a small, beautiful garden behind the main building. A number of the art work and historical artifacts on display are changed seasonally so always a good reason to visit again and again!
This is a very good museum & very reasonably priced. So many artifacts to learn about Japan’s culture & history. There is English on the information cards for each of the exhibits that gives a little bit of information which makes it worthwhile for a non Japanese speaker & reader to visit. It is a very large museum in separate buildings with beautiful gardens surrounding it.
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