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Updated: April 2, 2018

Sumo Photograph Museum 相撲写真資料館

3-13-2 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku

Sumo through the decades captured through the lens of camera

South of Ryogoku Station, the Sumo Photograph Museum documents the history of Japan's national sport over the last hundred years through a diverse collection of photos, woodblock prints, and other pieces of sumo paraphernalia.

Note that the museum is generally only open on Tuesdays. During the two-week duration of the January, May and September Tokyo tournaments, however, it does open daily.

How to Get There

  • Ryogoku Sta. | 3 mins on foot
    JR lines
  • Ryogoku Sta. | 7 mins on foot
    Oedo Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00
    See official website/local tourist information office
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours



Facility Info

  • Wheelchair ramp |

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