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April 2016 - June 2016 Past News

June 23, 2016 (Thu)
Donations for the Rescue of Cultural Properties

We express our sincere condolences to those affected by the earthquakes in Kumamoto. The Tokyo National Museum will conduct the “rescue of cultural properties” in order to protect cultural properties affected by the earthquakes and prevent their dispersion. There is a donation box at the museum to support these efforts, and your contribution is greatly appreciated.

June 20, 2016 (Mon)
Security Screening Notice

From June 21 to July 10, 2016, in parallel with the Special Exhibition Smiling in Contemplation: Two Buddhas from Japan and Korea, all visitors will pass through a metal detector and have their luggage checked. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

May 18, 2016 (Wed)
Inspection carried out by the baggage inspection and metal detectors of in relation to the Ise-Shima Summit

In recent years, in Europe, acts of terrorism aimed at the security is gradual "soft target" (such as a large-scale facility to attract customers) has occurred.
Under the guidance of Ueno police station, the hotel is, in Shima, Mie Prefecture, according to the 42nd summit meeting to be held on May 26 days and 27 days (Ise-Shima Summit), by the baggage inspection and metal detectors the inspection will be conducted as follows.
The customer will apologize for the very inconvenience, because it is efforts for incident prevention, thank you for your understanding and cooperation please.

Implementation Period: May 25, 2016 (Wednesday) to May 27 (Friday) all day
Implementation Location: main gate Plaza
Implementation content: attendant will be happy to check the contents of like your bag.
The customer will be asked to pass through the gate-type metal detector, there was a metal reaction
Customers only it will be examined by a hand-held metal detector valet.

May 16, 2016 (Mon)
Hotel Okura Yurinoki will be closed from May 23 to June 6, 2016.
April 1, 2016 (Fri)
Guide of Tokyo Museum - Good for Round Tour Ticket of Museum - "GRUTT Pass 2016"

Free or discount entry to 79 facilities in Tokyo.
On Sale: From April 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017.

Validity: 2 months from the date of your first admission (final expiration date will be March 31, 2017)
Price: 2000 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, LIBRO Chofu / PARCO Book Center Shibuya, PARCO Book Center Kichijoji / Ueno Park Information / Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center / TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station) and other major playguides
Information: "GRUTT Pass" office
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
TEL  03-5610-0051 (weekdays 10:00 - 17:00 / Japanese only)

http://www.rekibun.or.jp/grutto/ (Japanese)

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