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2019 Past News

March 24, 2020 (Tue)
In an effort to contain Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the opening ceremony, special preview, and reception of the special exhibition KIMONO: Fashioning Identities will be canceled. Thank you for your understanding.
October 23, 2019 (Wed)
Admission to the Regular Exhibitions will be free on November 3, Culture Day.
October 13, 2019 (Sun)
The Museum is closed today due to Typhoon Hagibis (No. 19).
October 1, 2019 (Tue)
Admission to the Regular Exhibitions is free on October 22, 2019, the day the “Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the State Hall” will take place.
September 5, 2019 (Thu)
The Museum will be open until 22:00 on September 20 and 21 in connection with an outdoor film screening. The restaurant "Yuri no Ki," located in the Museum, will close at 19:00.
June 3, 2019 (Mon)
The museum will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 for annual facility maintenance. The Research and Information Center will be closed for two days on Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
June 3, 2019 (Mon)
Some web services will not be available from 18:00 on June 9 to 9:00 on June 12, 2019.

Due to facility maintenance, "e-Museum," "List of Academic Databases," "Image Search," "Digital Library" and "ColBase" will not be available from 18:00 on June 9 to 9:00 on June 12, 2019. However, "Library Catalogue Search" will be available as usual.

April 22, 2019 (Mon)
Admission to the Regular Exhibitions is free on May 1, 2019 in celebration of His Majesty the Emperor’s accession to the throne.
April 1, 2019 (Mon)
Tokyo Museum "Grutto Pass 2019" - Entry and discount tickets for the museum

Free or discount entry to 95 facilities in Tokyo.

On Sale: From April 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

Validity: 2 months from the date of your first admission (final expiration date will be March 31, 2020)

Price: 2,200 Yen

Sales locations: Tokyo National Museum ticket office (during museum hours) and other participating institutions / Tokyo Tourist Information Center (1st floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building) / LIBRO Shiodome SIO-SITE / PARCO Book Center Chofu / Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center / Ueno Park Information / TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station) / Tokyo City i (KITTE) / Tokyo Chuo City Tourist Information Center(KYOBASHI EDOGRAND) /Central Honshu Information Plaza in Keio Shinjuku, etc. and other major playguides

Information: "Grutto Pass" office
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
TEL  03-5610-0051  (weekday 10:00~17:00 / Japanese only)

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