Days Out: South Tokyo

Happoen Garden
Traditional Japanese garden with bonsai trees and a koi pond. Within the premise is a teahouse with tea making lessons and Japanese/Western restaurant. Weddings are also accommodated. Located at 1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato, Tokyo 108-8631.
Nezu Institute of Fine Arts
Core of the collection consists of Japanese and other Asian pre-modern arts. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Located at 6-5-1 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku.
Hato Bus Company
Sightseeing tourist bus Tokyo, half day or full day scheduled tours, can make reservations in advance or last minute is ok if seats available. Pick up located at Hamamatsucho bus terminal, Minato-ku. Some hotel free pick up available, see websi...
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...
Suntory Museum of Art
Museum with a collection of Japanese arts and crafts; stages tea ceremony every second Thursday. Opening hours: Mondays to Thursdays 10:00-18:00, Fridays and Saturdays 10:00-20:00. Located at 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-8643.
Mori Art Museum
Focusing on staying contemporary, it presents visual arts, architecture and design in a global perspective. Open daily 10:00-22:00; Tuesdays 10:00-17:00 (during exhibition period). Located at Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Mina...
Advertising Museum Tokyo
Dedicated to the promotion of advertising and marketing studies to both academic community and the public. Open Tuesday to Friday 11:00-18:30; weekend, holiday 11:00-16:30. Located at Caretta Shiodome.
The National Art Center, Tokyo
Focuses on modern and contemporary art. Open Wednesday to Monday 10:00-18:00 (Friday 10:00-20:00). Last admission is 30 min. before closing. Located at 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku.
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
Exhibition of contemporary art. Open Tuesday to Friday 11:00-17:00 (Wednesday closing 20:00). Located at 4-7-25 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku.
Sony ExploraScience
Features popular-science education, planetarium and showroom of Sonys latest electronic gadgets. Open daily 11:00-19:00. Located at Mediage 5F, 1-7-1 Daiba, Minato-Ku.
Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum
Former studio and resident of the late artist Taro Okamoto, the museum contains and displays his art pieces, sculptures and paintings. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Located at 6-1-19 Minamiaoyama, Minato, Tokyo 107-0062.
Tour Guide Tokyo
This company offers a private tour of Tokyo with an English speaking guide. All guides are experienced and hold a national guide certificate. Pick up can be arranged from a hotel and the itinerary will be customized per your request with a consultation.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
With three galleries for outstanding photographic works and various forms of optical imagery. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00 (Thursday and Friday closes at 20:00). Located at Yebisu Garden Place, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku.
Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum
Food amusement park divided into two parts: a ramen restaurant mall and a 1:1 replica of a section of Tokyo in the year Souwa 33 (1958) or what is now famously called Ramen Town. Located at 2-14-21 Shinyokohama, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-City.
Discovery Museum
An art facility on the south side of the third floor of Haneda Airports Terminal 2. Located at Domestic Terminal 2, 3F, 3-4-2 Haneda Airport, Ota-ku, Tokyo 144-0041.
NHK Museum of Broadcasting
Housing various exhibits on broadcasting history, including original items used in actual programs, and has an on-demand video library and a reference library. Opening hours: 9:30 to 16:30. Located at 2-1-1 Atago, Minato, Tokyo  105-0002.
Isehan-Honten Museum of Beni
Retraces the history and production of beni as well as make-up customs in the Edo period. Located at 1F Ks Minami Aoyama Bldg, 6-6-20 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062.
O Art Museum
A multi-purpose art museum that can be used as a space for appreciating art or for presenting ones art works to the public. Located at Ohsaki New City No.2 Bldg. 2F, 1-6-2 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032.
Seikado Bunko Art Museum
Aimed at safeguarding Japans cultural heritage, with a vast collection of books and art. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-16:30. Located at 2-23-1 Okamoto, Setagaya-ku.
Okura Shukokan
Art museum dedicated to the restoration of Japans cultural treasures. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-16:30. Located at 2-10-3 Tranomon, Minato-ku.
Odaiba Seaside Park
It is located on a popular man made island and overlooks the beautiful Rainbow bridge. It attracts not only young people but people of all ages. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tokyo. Located at 1-4-1 Daiba, Minato-ku.
Setagaya Art Museum
Exhibition of art from the prehistoric age to modern times. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-18:00. Located at 1-2 Kinuta-koen, Setagaya-ku.
Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art
Collection of Chinese, Korean and Japanese art objects by Issey Hatakeyama, giving primary emphasis to the art of tea ceremony and flower-arranging. Located at 2-20-12 Shirokanedai, Minato, Tokyo 108-0071.
Setagaya Art Museum Mukai Junkichi Annex
It consists of Mu-kais housing and working quarters, store house and exhibition of Mukais works. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Located at 2-5-1 Tsurumaki, Setagaya-ku.
Symphony Tokyo Bay Cruise
Tokyo bay dinner cruise, Tokyo charter yacht, several options for dinner available, tea and cake set, details on website. Boarding point at Hinode Terminal 1 nearby Hamamatsu-cho JR train station. Party room/whole boat reservation, phone 03 3798 8145.
Musee Tomo
Collection of Japanese contemporary ceramics. Open Tuesday to Sunday 11:00-18:00. Located 4-1-35 Toranomon, Minato-ku.
Shiodome Museum
Displays work of Georges Rouault and exhibits special display on artworks related to Rouault. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Located at Tokyo Shiodome Panasonic Building 4F, 1-5-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku.
Matsuoka Museum of Art
Collection of Oriental ceramics, Japanese-style paintings, antiquities of Oriental art, stone figures of Indo-Gandhara and French Modern paintings. Located at 5-12-6 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku.
Tokyo Tower
A city landmark in the heart of Tokyo. Open daily 9:00 to 23:00 (22:30 for last entrance) Located at 4-2-8 Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku.
Anpanman Museum
Childrens activity area in Yokohama featuring Anpanman cartoon characters. Open everyday from 10:00-18:00 with last admission at 17:00. Address is 4-3-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama city.
Parthenon Tama
Culture center that houses a free museum about the history of Tama New Town.Located at 2-35 Ochiai, Tama-shi, Tokyo 206-0033.
Toyota Mega Web
Vehicle themed facility where participants can take a 1 hour refresher course held twice every Sunday morning. Located at 1-3-12 Aomi, Koto-ku.
Toraya Museum
Houses a collection of utensils and a myriad of different cake moulds for special occasions, used for making traditional Japanese confectionery ("wagashi") for the imperial family. Located at  4-9-22 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052.
Oedo-Onsen Monogatari
Japanese onsen in Tokyo, various types of Japanese hot springs theme park, mist sauna, open air barrel bath, Japanese yukata robe included, massage and souvenir shop. Open everyday from 11:00-09:00 (next day) at 2-6-3 Aomi, Koto-ku.
Shotaro Akiyama Photo Art Museum
Museum housing exhibitions and photographic art of various works of Shotaro Akiyama. Located at  4-18-9 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062.
Cupnoodles Museum
Showcases the history of ramen with hands-on workshop on instant ramen making. Open Monday, Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Located at 2-3-4 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama.

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