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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 18, for 2016), Respect for the Aged Day (the third Monday of September: September 19 for 2016).
  • * 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
  • * Besides at the museum ticket counters, individual tickets, including student discount tickets, for regular exhibitions can also be purchased in Ueno station at Museum Tickets, an external ticket office located in ecute (within the ticket gates).

 

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 18), Respect for the Aged Day (third Monday of September each year) and December 23–25.

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)
Kuroda Memorial Hall: trough the year 9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Research and Information Center: Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:00

  • Open until 21:00 on Fridays, Saturdays from April 2017.
  • Regular exhibitions will be open until 21:00 on April 30, May 3, 4, 7 and November 2, 2017.
  • Open until 18:00 on Sundays and National Holidays, April - September, 2017.
  • Open until 22:00 from  September 22 and 23, 2017.

  • * Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
    * Hours are subject to change.

     

     

    Closed

    Mondays and year-end holidays (December 26, 2017 - January 1, 2018)
    (open on Mondays that fall on national holidays, in which case the museum is closed on following day)

    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.

    Exceptional dates for 2017 is as follows:

    Exceptional dates for 2017 is as follows:

    • Open on Monday, March 20, 27, April 3, May 1, August 14, 2017.
    • Closed on Tuseday, December 12, for annual facility maintenance.
    • Closed on Tuseday, December 26, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018.

    Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

    Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

    • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
    • Toyokan will be closed for maintenance work from Monday, December 11, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018.
    • TNM&TOPPAN Museum Theater(in the basement of Toyokan) will be closed for improvement work from Monday, November 6, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018.

     

    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)5777-8600 (Domestic Calls)
    +81-(3)-5777-8600 (International Calls)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

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