Days Out: North Tokyo
Includes a playground, bird sanctuary, an area for skate boarding, in-line skating and kite-flying, archery range, basketball, tennis, bike riding, baseball field, running track, a fountain, and a waterfall. Located at 4-1-1 Hikarigaoka, Nerima...
National Museum of Nature and Science
Natural history including dinosaurs, nature of the Japanese archipelago, the environment and the history of the Japanese people. Open Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 09:00-17:00 and Friday 09:00-20:00. Located at 7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-...
Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
Housing works of Yokoyama Taikan known to create the Japanese painting technique of Nihonga. Located at 1-4-24, Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008.
Sumo wrestling museum, collects and preserves a wide range of items from the history of Sumo including woodblock prints and ceremonial aprons. Open weekdays 10:00-16:30 at The Ryogoku Kokugikan, 1-3-28 Yoko-ami, Sumida-ku.
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.
Mini-museum focusing on Japanese food-packaging design over the past 100 years. Also exhibits traditional food products - miso paste, soy sauce, sake, tsuyu and dashi sauces. Open daily 10:00-21:00. Located at Tokyo Solamachi 5F East Yard, 1-1-2 Oshiage.
The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum
Collection consists of bonsai, pot, stone and paintings. Open Monday to Wednesday, Friday to Sunday 09:00-16:00. Located at 2-24-3 Toro-cho, Kita-ku.
Postal Museum Japan
Displays and introduce collections related to postal service and communications. Located at 9F Tokyo Skytree Town Solamachi, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 131-8139.