Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum
- March 16, 2021 (Tue) - April 11, 2021 (Sun)
- Japanese Gallery (Honkan)
- Mondays (Except for March 29)
- Adults: 1000 yen
University students: 500 yen
*Admission is free for senior high/junior high/elementary school students and persons under 18 and over 70 years of age (please show proof of age when entering).
*Persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each (please present an ID at the ticket booth).
*All visitors must make an online reservation for admission.
Cherry blossoms can only be seen for a few days each year and are a well-known symbol of spring in Japan. The annual event Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum features famous works of art celebrating cherry blossoms. Make the most of springtime in Japan at the Tokyo National Museum!
*We have decided to suspend the workshops, gallery talks, and other related events this year to prevent the further spreading of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
Finding Cherry Blossoms in the Japanese Gallery (Honkan)
By Kanō Osanobu (1796–1846), Edo period, 19th century
Kamakura period, 14th century
Muromachi–Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century (Gift of Ms. Mita Etsuko)
Attributed to Fujiwara no Toshitada, Heian period, 12th century (Important Cultural Property)
Edo period, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)
Edo period, 19th century (Gift of Mrs. Abe Miyoko)
By Ike no Taiga (1723–76), Edo period, 18th century
By Hirose Kain, Edo period, 19th century
Edo period, 18th century
Edo period, 17th century
By Ippitsusai Bunchō, Edo period, 1769 (Important Art Object)
Heian period, 11th century (Gift of Mr. Okano Tetsusaku)
By Shiomi Masanari (1646–1719), Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
By Natsuo (1828–98), Edo period–Meiji era, 19th century (Gift of Mr. Quincy A. Shaw)
Imari ware, Edo period, 18th century (Gift of Mr. Kase Reiji)
By Iijima Kōga (1829–1900), Meiji era, 1874
Opening of the Garden
The northern side of the garden, where you can see 10 kinds of cherry blossoms, including Yoshino cherries, is currently open to the public.
■10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
*The garden may be closed due to bad weather.
*The teahouses cannot be entered.
The garden has been closed for maintenance since December 8, 2020. Even when the garden opens for Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum (March 16–April 11), only part of the garden will be accessible. Please view this page for the latest information.
All tickets will be timed-entry tickets (timed tickets) and must be purchased in advance online. Museum members and other visitors eligible for free admission must also make advance reservations online.
・ Visitor Guidelines