Tokyo National Museum Reopening

Tokyo National Museum Reopening

The Museum has been closed since February 27 to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are pleased to announce that Tokyo’s state of emergency has been lifted and the Museum will partially reopen beginning June 2.
To allow for social distancing, the Museum will be using a timed-entry reservation system (timed tickets). Please check for updated information before your visit.

Special Exhibition
KIMONO: Fashioning Identities

KIMONO: Fashioning Identities

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries June 30, 2020 (Tue)-August 23, 2020 (Sun)

This exhibition traces the kimono from its inception some eight hundred years ago to its role today as a symbol of Japanese culture with increasing sway on the contemporary fashion scene.

Online Gallery Tour
Online Gallery Tour by TNM curators

Online Gallery Tour by TNM curators

March 3, 2020 (Tue)

Curator take you to exhibits and present gallery talks.
*In Japanese

English Online Videos

English Online Videos

May 1, 2020 (Fri)

Online videos provide you various experiences of the Tokyo National Museum at your home.

Open until 17:00
Open until 18:00
Open until 21:00
Shortened Opening Hours


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13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station


Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen