Guide - See / Do - Edo Tokyo Museum

Edo Tokyo Museum

A glance at the history and culture of Tokyo
Opening Hours 9.30am – 5.30pm (Saturdays 9.30am–7.30pm) Closed on Mondays (Tuesday when Monday falls on a holiday)

Edo-Tokyo Museum is dedicated to preserve and reflect the history, and culture of Tokyo from pre-modern times to the present. The permanent exhibition area displays a wide range of replicas that vividly show the reality of Edo-Tokyo lifestyle. It features life-size models of Nihombashi Bridge, miniature Edo streetscapes and drama theatre in the Edo period. Other displays and materials include ukiyoe paintings, kimonos, and daily household items that encase the charm of Tokyo culture. With ample replicas, you will need plenty of time to visit the museum.

Transport Ryogoku Station, west exit (3-minute walk) Ryogoku Station exit A4 (One-minute walk)
+81 3 3626 9974
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo

1. Detailed guidance is offered to tourists, so you don’t have to worry about losing your way in the museum.

2. In addition to the numerous display objects inside, the museum itself is also an architectural masterpiece.

3. Life of the townspeople is one of the many permanent exhibition corners. You can learn everything about the Edo period, including their religions.

4. You can also see the construction of Japanese sailboats with a section drawing model.

5. Wonder what newspaper offices look like in the past? Come to the museum and look at their life-size models!

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