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The Tokyo National Museum is the museum with the longest history in Japan. The museum collects, preserves, repairs, displays, researches and educates about Important Cultural Properties such as art and archeological items from Asia, with a focus on Japan. The Tokyo National Museum's collection includes around 116,000 items (of which 88 are national treasures and 634 are designated Important Cultural Properties), and is the leading museum in Japan in terms of both quantity and quality (as of November, 2016). They typically display around 3,000 items in the comprehensive cultural exhibit.

Detailed information

Basic information

Address

13-9 Ueno Park

Taito-ku

Postal code:110-8712

Contact information

Name:Tokyo National Museum

Website:http://www.tnm.jp/( External link )

Operation information/charges

Credit cards accepted:Visa | JCB | MasterCard | American Express | UnionPay Card |

Access

By car:5 minutes from Metropolitan Expressway Ueno Line Ueno exit. (No Parking lot)

By train:10 minutes by foot from JR Ueno Station koen exit or Uguisudani Station south exit.
15 minutes by foot from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line Ueno Station, Chiyoda Line Nezu Station.
15 minutes by foot from Keisei Dentetsu Keisei Ueno Station.

Parking

Not available

For

Children | Students | Groups | Couples | Families | Seniors | Seniors |

Cultural Properties

National Treasures | National Designated Cultural Properties |

Other services

Experience programs

Available

Observation programs

Available

Facility information

Toilet facilities available | Restaurant facilities | Internet access |

Foreign language explanations/displays

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Foreign language pamphlets

English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean | German | Spanish | French |

Foreign language guides/interpretation/audio guides

English |

Universal design

  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Medical services/first-aid
  • Facility that complies with the New Barrier-Free Act
  • Braille displays
  • Accessible parking for people with disabilities (in wheelchairs)
  • Automatic doors at entrance
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Wheelchair lift
  • Regular elevators/wheelchair-accessible elevators
  • Urinal with handrail
  • Western-style toilet with handrail
  • Moveable handrail
  • Multi-purpose toilet
  • Diaper changing area
  • Baby safety seat/baby chair
  • Ostomate facilities (with dedicated sink)
  • Ostomate facilities (with dedicated warm water sink)
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Stroller rental (Charges may apply)
  • Nursing room
  • Floor height difference in facility

Map information

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