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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Visitor Guidelines
 

Access

By Public Transport

By Public Transport
(JR Line) 10 minutes’ walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
(Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Ueno Station
(Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Nezu Station
(Keisei Line) 15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

 

By Car

By Car

- 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below. (For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.)

- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Park Parking No. 2 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Parking Center Tel. 03-3833-8151   24 hours
- Keisei Ueno Station Parking (Keisei Ueno Station) Tel. 03-3834-5708   06:00-22:00
- Ueno Chuo-dori Underground Parking (enter from northbound lane of Chuo-dori) Tel. 03-5812-3695   24 hours

 

 

Hours

9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • * Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
  • * Due to the rapid increase of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Tokyo, the Museum will close at 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for special exhibitions may differ.
  • * Kuroda Memorial Hall is open until 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for the Research and Information Center

 

 

Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free

  • * Special exhibitions require a separate ticketing procedure.
  • * Persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge along with one attendant. Please show official ID or other documentation.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
  • * Free admission to the regular exhibitions on September 20, and November 3, 2021.

 

 

Buy Tickets

We recommend that you purchase a timed-entry ticket online before your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the ticket counter, but you may be asked to wait if the exhibition is crowded. Also, please be aware that tickets are limited and may sell out.

Updated Ticketing Procedure:

・ All reservations must be made online. Reservations cannot be made by phone.

・ Entry times and dates need to be reserved in advance. However, there is no limit on visit duration.

・ All visitors must make an online reservation. Museum members and other pass holders along with visitors with disabilities who are eligible for free admission must also make an online reservation.

・ The Kuroda Memorial Hall does not require an advance reservation to enter. However, the number of visitors allowed inside the building at the same time is restricted.

・ Reservations must be made prior to your intended visit to the Research and Information Center.

 

Updated Entry Requirements:

・ Proof of your reservation, either a digital copy on your phone or hard-copy print-out, must be presented to staff at the entrance. Visitors without proof of their reservation will not be allowed in the Museum.

・ Museum members and other pass holders along with visitors with disabilities who are eligible for free admission must present their pass or relevant ID at the entrance.


Web Site:
Admission (Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 1,000 yen
University Students 500 yen
You cannot view the Special Exhibition with the Regular Exhibitions admission even by paying the difference between the two exhibitions.
Admission (“The World of Traditional Performing Arts: Kabuki, Bunraku, Noh and Kyogen, Gagaku, Kumi-odori” and Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 1,500yen
University students 1,000yen
High school students 600yen
 
Admission (“POMPEII” and Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 2,100yen
University students 1,300yen
High school students 900yen
 

 

Closed

Mondays (Excluding holidays and January 3, 2022 (Mon.). On those days, the Museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day); December 14, 2021; Year-end holidays: December 26, 2021–January 1, 2022. Subject to change.

Exceptional dates for 2021 is as follows:

Exceptional dates for 2021 is as follows:

  • Open on Thursday, May 6, 2021, Tuesday, August 10 2021, and Monday, March 28, 2022.
  • Closed on Tuseday, December 14, 2021, for annual facility maintenance.
  • Closed on Sunday, December 26, 2021 – Saturday, January 1, 2022.
  • Closed on Tuseday, January 4, 2022.

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

  • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room1 – 10 will be closed from December 6, 2021 to January 1, 2022.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room11 – 13 will be closed from May 10, 2021 to July 5, 2021.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room13 will be closed from December 23, 2021 to December 25, 2021.
  • Japanese Archaeology Gallery (Heiseikan) will be closed from December 24, 2021 to December 25, 2021.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room11 – 13 will be closed from February 21, 2022 to April 4, 2022.

 

Inquiries

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

TEL. (050)5541-8600 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(50)-5541-8600 (International Calls)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)

 

 

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