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Updated: November 14, 2023

ASAKURA Museum of Sculpture, Taito 台東区立朝倉彫塑館

7-18-10 Yanaka, Taito City, Tokyo

Visit the home of a leading sculptor, turned into a museum

The Asakura Museum of Sculpture was once Fumio Asakura's studio and residence. As a leading sculptor through the Meiji (1868-1912), Taisho (1912-26), and Showa (1926-89) eras, Asakura (1883-1964) worked on many bronzes, collected countless paintings and pottery, and built an extensive library and beautiful gardens at his residence. Not surprisingly, the building and grounds are now a national cultural property.
Note: Visitors to the museum must remove their shoes. Please wear socks.

How to Get There

  • Nippori StationJR Yamanote LineJR Keihin-Tohoku LineJR Joban LineKeisei LineNippori-toneri LinerNorth Ticket Gate / West Exit5 min on foot


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Opening Hours

  • 9:30-16:30

    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysThursdays
    If a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next weekday.
    *The transition period between exhibitions
    *Dec. 29 - Jan. 3


General admission: 500 yen


Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areas
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Ostomate restroomsDiaper changing facilitiesWheelchair loanAccessible communication formats

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