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Free or discount entry to 80 facilities in Tokyo.

On Sale: From April 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018.

Validity: 2 months from the date of your first admission (final expiration date will be March 31, 2018)

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 Shiodome SIO-SITE, LIBRO Chofu / PARCO Book Center Kichijoji / Ueno Park Information / Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center/TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station) / Tokyo Chuo City Tourist Information Center(KYOBASHI EDOGRAND),etc. and other major playguides

Information: "Grutto Pass" office
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
TEL  03-5610-0051  (weekday 10:00~17:00 / Japanese only)
WEBsite: https://www.rekibun.or.jp/grutto/english.html

From April 2017, the Museum’s regular exhibitions will be open until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.

Exceptions and Notes:
* Open until 21:00 on April 30, May 3 to May 7 and November 2
* Open until 22:00 on September 22 and 23
* The Museum Shops will open during the Museum’s opening hours.
* The restaurant Hotel Okura Yurinoki (an annex to the Toyokan) will be open from 10:30 until the Museum's closing time (Last order 40 minutes before closing).
* From September onwards, the hours of the restaurant Hotel Okura Garden Terrace (first floor of the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures) will be as follows
(Last order 40 minutes before closing):
       - Fridays and Saturdays: 10:30–18:00
       - other days on which the Museum is open: 10:30–17:00
Please note that the lounge area of Heiseikan including drink corner will not be available on January 18, 2017.
Next special exhibition starts from January 17, 2017; howeber, Tsuruya Yoshinobu (cafe at Heiseikan Lounge) will be open from January 19, 2017.

Due to facility maintenance, “e-Museum,” “Digital Archives,” and “Image Search” will not be available from 18:00 on December 22 to 9:00 on December 26, 2016. The museum will also be unable to receive e-mails during this period. However, “Library Catalogue Search” will be available as usual.

Rooms 1 - 10 (Highlights of Japanese Art) and RoomT1, T2 and The Prince Takamado Collection Room on the 2nd floor of Honkan will be closed for exhibition preparation on Friday, December 16, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017
Changes to Museum’s Opening Hours from September, 2016

From September 2016, the Museum’s regular exhibitions will be open until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.

Exceptions and Notes:
* On October 8, the Museum will close at 17:00.
* On October 22, the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will close at 17:00 (the other regular exhibitions as well as special exhibitions will be open until 20:00).
* On October 14 and 15, the Museum will be open until 22:00.
* On November 3, the Museum will be open until 20:00.
* The Museum Shops will open during the Museum’s opening hours. However, the Museum Shop in the Toyokan (Asian Gallery) will close at 17:00 on Fridays and Saturdays from September onwards.
* The restaurant Hotel Okura Yurinoki (an annex to the Toyokan) will be open from 10:30 until the Museum’s closing time (Last order 40 minutes before closing).
* From September onwards, the hours of the restaurant Hotel Okura Garden Terrace (first floor of the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures) will be as follows(Last order 40 minutes before closing):
       - Fridays and Saturdays: 10:30–18:00
       - other days on which the Museum is open: 10:30–17:00

We express our sincere condolences to those affected by the earthquakes in Kumamoto. The Tokyo National Museum will conduct the “rescue of cultural properties” in order to protect cultural properties affected by the earthquakes and prevent their dispersion. There is a donation box at the museum to support these efforts, and your contribution is greatly appreciated.
 

Security Screening Notice

From June 21 to July 10, 2016, in parallel with the Special Exhibition Smiling in Contemplation: Two Buddhas from Japan and Korea, all visitors will pass through a metal detector and have their luggage checked. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.
 

Inspection carried out by the baggage inspection and metal detectors of in relation to the Ise-Shima Summit

In recent years, in Europe, acts of terrorism aimed at the security is gradual "soft target" (such as a large-scale facility to attract customers) has occurred.
Under the guidance of Ueno police station, the hotel is, in Shima, Mie Prefecture, according to the 42nd summit meeting to be held on May 26 days and 27 days (Ise-Shima Summit), by the baggage inspection and metal detectors the inspection will be conducted as follows.
The customer will apologize for the very inconvenience, because it is efforts for incident prevention, thank you for your understanding and cooperation please.

Implementation Period: May 25, 2016 (Wednesday) to May 27 (Friday) all day
Implementation Location: main gate Plaza
Implementation content: attendant will be happy to check the contents of like your bag.
The customer will be asked to pass through the gate-type metal detector, there was a metal reaction
Customers only it will be examined by a hand-held metal detector valet.

Hotel Okura Yurinoki will be closed from May 23 to June 6, 2016.
Guide of Tokyo Museum - Good for Round Tour Ticket of Museum - "GRUTT Pass 2016"

Free or discount entry to 79 facilities in Tokyo.
On Sale: From April 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017.

Validity: 2 months from the date of your first admission (final expiration date will be March 31, 2017)
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 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)