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Updated: October 1, 2019

National Archives of Japan 国立公文書館

3-2 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda 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.

Explore history at the National Archives of Japan

The National Archives of Japan preserve important government documents and historical materials, and make them available to the public.

Certain materials are always available on request, and there is a digital archive through which you can access some of the material.

The National Archives of Japan is located beside the Imperial Palace in Tokyo's central Chiyoda City.

How to Get There

  • Takebashi StationTokyo Metro Tozai LineExit 1b5 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:15-17:00

    *Varies by floor, store, and/or facility
    *Varies depending on screening or exhibition schedule
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: Irregular



Facility Info

  • Restrooms
  • Automatic doorsMulti-purpose toiletWheelchair loanAccessible communication formats

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

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