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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Access

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.

By Car

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

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 18), Respect for the Aged Day (the third Monday of September: September 15 for 2014).
  • * 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

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 28 - December 2014.
Open until 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays, March 29 - December 7, 2014.
Open until 20:00 from Tuesday, June 24 to Monday, July 7, 2014.
(Please note that special exhibition will be opened and regular exhibitions will be closed on Monday, June 30 and Monday, July 7.)
Open until 20:00 on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday October 5, Saturday, November 1and Sunday November 2, 2014.
Open until 22:00 on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Open until 20:00 on Fridays during March 2015.
* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

 

Research and Information Center

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

Closed

Mondays and year-end holidays (December 24, 2014 - January 1, 2015)
(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 2014 is as follows:

  • Open on Monday, April 28 - Tuesday, May 6.
  • Closed on Tuesday, June 3 for annual facility maintenance.
  • Only special exhibition will be opened on Monday, June 30, July 7, August 18 and August 25.
  • Open on Monday, August 11.
  • Closed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - Thursday, January 1, 2015.
  • Open on Monday, March 23 and Monday, March 30, 2015

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

Kuroda Memorial Hall is closed from Sunday, April 8, 2012. They are scheduled to reopen in January 2, 2015.

  • Rooms 15 - 19 on the 1st floor of Honkan will be closed for renewal on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - Monday, April 14, 2014
  • The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will be closed for maintenance work on Monday, June 2 - Monday, June 30, 2014
  • Hyokeikan will be closed for an undefinite period for maintenance work.
  • Toyokan will be closed for maintenance work on Wednesday, December 8, 2014 - Thursday, January 1, 2015
  • Heiseikan will be closed for renewal on Wednesday, December 8, 2014 - June, 2015

 

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)

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

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

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