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Address: 13 - 9 Ueno Park, Taito 110-8712, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3822-1111
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Description: This famous museum houses the largest collection of Japanese artifacts and...
This famous museum houses the largest collection of Japanese artifacts and artworks in the world. With over 100,000 pieces and room to display only 4,000, exhibits are rotated constantly.
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so much to see so much history it is incredible how far back this country goes and to see it, and understand why is amazing

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

so much to see so much history it is incredible how far back this country goes and to see it, and understand why is amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We spent couple of hours visiting the museum. We also went to the "Edo" virtual movie which is a separate cost and in a separate building. The movie was informative. Overall a good visit. We walked thru the park after the museum and went to Ameyoko shopping street. It was a fun short walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy museums then this one is one not to miss. It is right near the beautiful Ueno park and there are street artists that perform there. There are so many levels and different rooms. A lot is in English too!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great museum a bit of walk from the JR station or metro but well worth it. A couple of museums around the park and you can spend a whole day to discover all of them. The museum is full of great treasures and unique items. Could be really busy due to the kids from the schools but still brilliant. Samurai... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The first time we tried (on a Monday) it was closed..but we were interested enough to return again the next day and were not disappointed. Very nice collection of Japanese art and cultural artifacts. We learned quite a bit and this was a highlight of the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I spent a whole day there exploring first the Japanese art and then the other Asian arts in a separate building. Great museum with complete, informative English. If you want to explore Asian art, this will be a highlight of your trip to Tokyo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We spent about two and a half hours going through the museum, which is laid out much like a historical time-line. Visitors should begin in room one and proceed through the numbers to experience the art and objects as they progress. The Japanese government has classified many objects in the collection as National Treasurers as they're representative of Japan's entire... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We saw lot of Beautiful Japanese swords and paintings all very interesting. This museum should not be rushed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We spent at least 3 hours until we got tired. There is just so much to see, you can't do it all in one day. The Japanese wing was the most interesting. Definitively a must see in Tokyo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

we visited the Nara Museum which was respectable, but the National Museum of Kyoto is the best. It is a special exhibition with great exhibition(permanent exhibition is substantial). the building is large enough To be able to relax. around the fountain they have planted a lot of plants and some people can even eat their lunch freely. in the Weekend,... More 

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Additional Information about Tokyo National Museum

Address: Address: 13 - 9 Ueno Park, Taito 110-8712, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3822-1111
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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