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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 (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)

 

 

Hours

9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Open until 9:00 p.m. on Frydays and Saturdays.

* Kuroda Memorial Hall is open until 5:00 p.m.
* Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

 

 

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.

 

 

Buy Tickets

All visitors must make an online reservation.

Ticket reservations can be made at the ticket booths on the day of your visit only when the day’s online ticket sales have not reached the predetermined number.

Visitor Guidelines
 
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.

 

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.
 
The Special Exhibition requires a separate admission fee, and reservations must be made online to view this exhibition. Admission to the Regular Exhibitions is included in the Special Exhibition admission if visited on the same day.
Admission (“Momoyama” and Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 2,400 yen
University students 1,400 yen
High school students 1,000 yen

 

 

Closed

Mondays (if Monday is a holiday, the Museum will be open on that Monday and closed the following day); June 9, June 16, June 23, 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:

  • Closed on Tuseday, December 22, 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)