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Updated: March 22, 2022

Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum 東京都江戸東京博物館

1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

Take a trip back in time at the Edo Tokyo Museum

Spend a day traveling back in time at the Tokyo Metropolitan Edo Tokyo Museum. Tokyo wasn’t always the futuristic megalopolis that it is today. Before becoming “Tokyo” in 1869, this area used to be referred to as Edo. At the Edo Tokyo Museum, you can learn all about the fascinating history of Edo. The museum showcases the way that people used to live through unique displays, some of which are life-size. One of the most impressive attractions: a full-scale model of Nihonbashi Bridge, which allowed people to pass into Edo. Also of interest are the numerous recreated buildings, such as nagaya apartments, that really allow guests to imagine how life was like in the Edo period. The museum is full of all sorts of real and recreated artifacts—some of which you can even touch. It’s a great opportunity for kids and adults alike to explore and learn about what daily life was like for the people of Edo.


  • A volunteer guide is available (free of charge) for the permanent exhibition hall
  • An audio guide is available in 13 languages for the permanent exhibition (deposit required, refunded after use)
  • The museum features interactive displays that you can enter and touch.

Sukeroku on stage. ©Edo-Tokyo Museum

Note: The entire museum will be closed for large-scale renovations starting April 1, 2022 through 2025.

How to Get There

  • Ryogoku StationJR Sobu LineWest Exit3 min on foot


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Opening Hours

  • 9:30-17:30


    *Varies by floor, store, and/or facility
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.
    Will be entirely closed from April 1, 2022 to sometime in 2025 due to large scale renovation construction


General admission: 600 yen


Varies per establishment

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasParkingWiFi
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsWheelchair rampEscalatorElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesBaby chair/high chairWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding roomAccessible communication formats

Information on COVID-19 prevention measures

  • Advanced reservation system may be in place

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.