Museums & Monuments
The Museum of the Imperial Collections
Sannomaru Shozokan, Imperial royal family collections museum at the Imperial Palace. Open Tuesday to Thursday 09:00-15:45 (closing time variable, please see website). Located at The Imperial Palace, 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda-ku.
Exhibition from the Edo (old Tokyo) period, with reconstructions of buildings, including a Kabuki theatre and the house of a daimyo (feudal lord). The museum will be closed for renovation from October 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. Located at 1-4-1 Yoko...
Tokyo National Museum
vast display of art works and antiquities from Japan and other Asian countries. Permanent exhibition features ceramics, sculptures and textiles, with many works from Korea and China. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:30-17:00. Located at 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku
Tokyo Port Museum
Museum about history of the Port of Tokyo. Port of Edo, Tokyo Bay Museum, the Waterfront Subcenter Development plan, Tokyo Minato-Kan and future area plans. Open 09:30-17:00 except Mondays at Aomi Frontier Building, 20F, 2-4-24 Aomi, Koto-ku.
World Bag Museum
Collection of about 550 rare and valued items and surprising baggage curiosities from all over the world with display signage in both Japanese and English. Open from Monday to Friday 10:00-16:30. Located at 1-8-10 Komagata, Taito, Tokyo 111-0043.
Fuchu Art Museum
With displays of around 60 works from Western-style artist Noriyuki Ushijima. Located at 1-3 Sengen-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-0001.
Meguro Parasitological Museum
Parasite museum and features over 45,000 specimens. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Located at 4-1-1 Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku.
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-ku.
Edo Shitamachi Traditional Crafts Museum
Small museum showing displays of Japanese crafts and handmade items such as combs, brushes, scissors, knives, fishing rods, furniture; with different craftsmen at work. Located at 2-22-13 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo 111-0032.
Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum
Museum of fashion costumes and accessories representing cultures from around the world. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-16:30. Located at 4-25-10 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku.
Koganei City Hakenomori Art Museum
Exhibits works of Nakamura Kenichi and special exhibitions around once or twice a year. Located at 1-11-3 Naka-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-0012.