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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Access

By Public Transport

By Public Transport
(JR Line) 10 minutes from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
(Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes from Ueno Station
(Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes from Nezu Station
(Keisei Line) 15 minutes from Keisei Ueno Station

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

 

By Car

By Car

- 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below. (For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.)

- Times Ueno Station Park Exit Tel. 0120-77-8924   24 hours
- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Park Parking No. 2 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Parking Center Tel. 03-3833-8151   24 hours
- Keisei Ueno Station Parking (Keisei Ueno Station) Tel. 03-3834-5708   06:00-22:00
- Ueno Chuo-dori Underground Parking (enter from northbound lane of Chuo-dori) Tel. 03-5812-3695   24 hours
- TIXTOWER UENO Parking Tel. 03-3842-5677   08:00-22:00
(closed on Saturday, Sunday, National holiday)

 

Admissions

Adults: 620 (520) yen
University Students: 410 (310) yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free

  • * ( ) indicate prices for those in groups of 20 or more.
  • * Special exhibitions require a separate admission fee.
  • * Persons with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
  • * Group rates for regular exhibition apply to adults and students (up to two persons per child) accompanied by children (High school students and younger)
  • * Free admission to regular exhibitions on International Museum Day (May 19, for 2015), Respect for the Aged Day (the third Monday of September: September 21 for 2015).
  • * Payments by the following are accepted at ticket counters:
    - Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER)
    - e-cash (iD, Suica,WAON)
    - UnionPay

Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER),e-cash (iD, Suica, WAON), UnionPay

Discount for Adults with Children

Adults accompanying children of high-school age and under receive a 100-yen discount on Regular Exhibition admissions. (Valid for up to two adults with each child.)

Free Admission Days

Admission to Regular Exhibitions is free on International Museum Day (May 19, for 2015) and Respect for the Aged Day (third Monday of September each year).

Kuroda Memorial Hall

Admission free. Kuroda Memorial Hall is located at the corner westward from the Main Gate of the museum.
Kuroda Memorial Hall

Research and Information Center

Research and Information Center

Admission free. Please enter from the West gate.
Research and Information Center

 

Hours

9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Open until 20:00 on Fridays during special exhibition periods, March - December 2015.
Open until 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays, April - September, 2015.
Open until 22:00 from  October 2 and 3, 2015.
Open until 20:00 from  October 30 to November 2, 2015.
* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

 

Research and Information Center

Research and Information Center

Open: Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:00
Research and Information Center

 

Closed

Mondays and year-end holidays (December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016)
(except for National Holidays on Monday, in which case the museum is open on the holiday and closed the following Tuesday instead)

Exceptional dates for 2015 is as follows:

Exceptional dates for 2015 is as follows:

  • Open on Monday, March 23 and Monday, March 30, 2015
  • Closed on Tuesday, June 23 for annual facility maintenance.
  • Open on Monday, August 10 and November 2, 2015
  • Closed on Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Friday, January 1, 2016.

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

  • The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will be closed for construction work on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - Monday, March 14, 2016

 

 

  • Hyokeikan will be closed for an undefinite period for maintenance work.
  • Toyokan will be closed for maintenance work on Monday, August 3 - Monday, September 7, 2015
  • Heiseikan Japanese Archaeological Gallery will be closed for renewal until Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
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    Research and Information Center

    Research and Information Center

    Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the last day of the month (if this falls on a holiday, the day before), and during the year-end and New Year holidays (please ask for specific dates). Also closed as occasion demands.
    Research and Information Center

     

    Inquiries

    13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

    About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

    About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

    TEL. (03)5405-8686 (Domestic Calls)
    +81-(3)-5405-8686 (International Calls)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

    TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
    +81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)