Disabled persons with one helper or attendant may visit the museum free of charge.
・Please exhibit your physical disability certificate or booklet at the entrance.
・There is no need to stop at the ticket booth.
Access map by words: from Ueno station to Tokyo National Museum
・This is an access map for visually-impaired visitors. The way to get to Tokyo National Museum from Ueno station is explained by words.
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Barrier-free accessibility in TNM and galleries
・Explanation of barrier-free condition and accessibility information on a map.
Download all maps(PDF, 2.6MB)
- Main Gate area and TNM site
- Main Gate Plaza
- The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures (closed)
- Hyokeikan (closed)
- Kuroda Memorial Hall
- Research and Information Center
The Honkan's Tactile Map
The map is further introduced in an entry on the museum’s blog, "Touch and Enjoy: Debut of the Honkan’s Tactile Map"(in Japanese)
・Parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are available; please ask a museum staff member (parking facilities for the general public are not available).
・Guide dogs, service dogs, and hearing assistance dogs are permitted in the museum.
Guided tour of museum with sign-language interpreter
Visitors with young children
・Tables for changing diapers are located in restrooms in the Honkan, Heiseikan, Toyokan, the Horyuji Treasure Gallery and Main Gate Plaza .
・Nursing mothers may use the medical aid rooms in the Honkan, Heiseikan, Toyokan and Main Gate Plaza.
・In crowded conditions such as those during special exhibitions, we may ask you to refrain from using baby carriages or strollers (they will be held in storage while you are viewing the exhibits). We appreciate your cooperation.
・Please inform a staff member. We will direct you to the medical aid rooms in the Honkan, Heiseikan and Toyokan.