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2014 Past News

This website will not be available from 12:00 to 13:00 on March 26, 2015 due to network maintenance.
This website will not be available from 12:00 to 13:00 on March 25, 2015 due to network maintenance.
This website will not be available from 12:00 to 13:00 on March 12, 2015 due to network maintenance.
Open until 20:00 from Friday, November 28 to Sunday, December 7, 2014 (last entry 19:30, except for December 2 (open until 17:00), and closed on December 1).
Toyokan will be closed for maintenance work on Monday, December 8, 2014 - Thursday, January 1, 2015
Heiseikan will be closed for renewal on Monday, December 8, 2014.
Hyokeikan is closed for an undefinite period for maintenance work.

“Tohaku Navi,” the Tokyo National Museum’s official smartphone app, which guides visitors through the Regular Exhibitions, now has new courses for the Toyokan, the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, and the Archaeology Gallery in the Heiseikan. With this addition, explanations in both English and Japanese have become available for all galleries in the museum. We hope you try this app during your next visit.

About "TohakuNavi"

 

We have been made aware of recent incidents taking place at event venues. As we expect a large number of visitors during the above special exhibition, we will be conducting a bag search on all visitors entering the museum as a preventive security measure from June 24 to July 7, 2014.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will be closed for maintenance work on Monday, June 2 - Monday, June 30, 2014. Restaurant Hotel Okura Garden Terrace will be closed too.
The museum will be closed on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 for annual facility maintenance. The Research and Information Center will be closed for two days on Monday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Some web services will not be available from 18:30 on June 1 to 9:00 on June 4, 2014.

Due to facility maintenance, “e-Museum,” “Digital Archives,” and “Image Search” will not be available from 18:30 on June 1 to 9:00 on June 4, 2014. The museum will also be unable to receive e-mails during this period. However, “Library Catalogue Search” will be available as usual.

Special exhibition "Mural Paintings of the Kitora Tumulus", Japanese Gallery (Honkan) and Hyokeikan will be opened until 20:00 on May 15, May 17, and May 18.(Last admission 30 minutes before closing)
UESHIMA COFFEE SHOP/ Kuroda Memorial Hall will closed on Monday, April 21 for facility maintenance.
Hyokeikan will be closed for prepare events on Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20, 2014

Ticket booths and an information counter are in this building. There is also a Museum shop, which is free to enter.

Guide of Tokyo Museum - Good for Round Tour Ticket of Museum - "GRUTT Pass 2014"

Free or discount entry to 78 facilities in Tokyo.
On Sale: From April 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015.
Validity: 2 months from the date of your first admission (final expiration date will be March 31, 2015)
Price: 2000 Yen
Sales locations: Tokyo National Museum ticket office (during museum hours) and other participating institutions / Tokyo Tourist Information Center (1st floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building) / LIBRO Ikebukuro, LIBRO Shiodome SIO-SITE, LIBRO Chofu / PARCO Book Center Shibuya, PARCO Book Center Kichijoji / Ueno Park Information / Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center / TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station) and other major playguides
Information: "GRUTT Pass" office
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
TEL  03-5610-0051 (weekdays 10:00 - 17:00 / Japanese only)
http://www.rekibun.or.jp/grutto/ (Japanese)