Children: Days Out For Kids
Origami Kaikan Company
International Origami Center, learn origami, Japanese paper folding lessons, origami practice, hand dyeing Japanese paper, Japan culture activity and origami lessons. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-17:30 at 1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku. .
Sanrio amusement park. Refer to the website for the accurate opening and closing hours. Located at 1-31 Ochiai, Tama-City.
The Tokyo Metropolitans Children Hall
Tokyo childrens playground, art and craft rooms, musical instruments, table games and a roof playground. 5 floors of activities for children of all ages at no charge (handicraft materials fee). Open everyday 09:00-17:00 at 1-18-24 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku.
Epson Aqua Stadium
Shinagawa aquarium, tropical fish, dolphin show, sea lion show, Tokyo indoor entertainment and sharks. Open weekdays 12:00-22:00, Saturdays 10:00-22:00, Sundays/Holidays 10:00-21:00. Located at Prince Hotel Shinagawa 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku.
The Police Museum
With exhibits about the history of the police force in Japan, collection of Japanese police artifacts and an interactive computer equipment. A motorcycle and helicopter is also on display. Located at 3-5-1 Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0031.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Tour
Tour of government buildings including Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Hall and Observation platform on 45F. Tour available every weekday from 10:00-15:00 at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Main Building No. 1, 1F, 2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku.
With seven ecological zones that mimics the naturals environment of the resident animals. With nature trails and recreation areas. Open from 9:30 to 16:30, closed on Tuesdays. Located at 1175-1 Kamishirane cho, Asahi, Yokohama 241-0001.
Ueno Zoo, Tokyo Zoo
Ueno zoological gardens, Tokyo childrens zoo, gorillas, tigers, elephants, giant panda bears, Japanese animal zoo and many more. Open everyday 09:30-17:00 except Mondays (also closed Tuesday if Monday is holiday). Located at 9-83 Ueno Park, Taito-ku.
Museum of Tin Toys
With a display of 3,000 tin-plate antique toys made between the 1890s and the 1960s. Open from 9:30 to 18:00. Located at 1175-1 Kamishirane cho, Asahi, Kanagawa, Yokohama 241-0001.