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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

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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.)

- Times Ueno Station Park Exit Tel. 0120-77-8924   24 hours
- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (Ueno Station Park Exit) *Closed 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
- TIXTOWER UENO Parking Tel. 03-3842-5677   08:00-22:00
(closed on Saturday, Sunday, National holiday)

 

 

Admissions

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

  • * Entry to most special exhibitions requires a package ticket that is priced  separately.
  • * 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 May 19, September 21, and November 3, 2020.
  • * Payments by the following are accepted at ticket counters:
    - Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER)
    - e-cash (iD, Suica,WAON)
    - UnionPay
  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER),e-cash (iD, Suica, WAON), UnionPay
  • * Besides at the museum ticket counters, individual tickets, including student discount tickets, for regular exhibitions can also be purchased in Ueno station at Museum Tickets, an external ticket office located in ecute (within the ticket gates).


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Free Admission Days

Admission to Regular Exhibitions is free on Free admission to the regular exhibitions on May 19, September 21, and November 3, 2020.

Kuroda Memorial Hall

Admission free. Kuroda Memorial Hall is located at the corner westward from the Main Gate of the museum.
Kuroda Memorial Hall

Research and Information Center

Research and Information Center

Admission free. Please enter from the West gate.
Research and Information Center

 

Hours

9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Open until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.

Kuroda Memorial Hall: trough the year 9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Research and Information Center: Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:00

* Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
* Hours are subject to change.

 

 

Closed

Mondays (if Monday is a holiday, the Museum will be open on that Monday and closed the following day); December 22, 2020; Year-end holidays: December 26, 2020–January 1, 2021.

Research and Information Center:  Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the last day of the month (if this falls on a holiday, the day before), and during the year-end and New Year holidays (please ask for specific dates). Also closed as occasion demands.

Exceptional dates for 2020 is as follows:

Exceptional dates for 2020 is as follows:

  • Open on May 7, July 27, August 3, August 31, 2020, and March 29, 2021.
  • Closed on Tuseday, December 21, for annual facility maintenance.

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.
  • Highlights of Japanese Art on the 2nd floor of Japanese Gallery (Honkan) will be closed from December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
  • Room 17 on the 1st floor of Japanese Gallery (Honkan) will be closed from April 1 to June 30, 2020.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) will be closed from December 25, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
  • The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures will be closed from November 30, 2020 to January 1, 2021.

 

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)