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Updated: October 1, 2019

The Ancient Orient Museum,Tokyo 古代オリエント博物館

7F Sunshinecity Bunkakaikan 3-1-4 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo

Time travel to the Ancient Oriental world

Learn about ancient West Asian and Egyptian civilizations at Tokyo's Ancient Orient Museum. This museum opened in 1978 and is the first museum about the ancient Orient in Japan. This facility houses and exhibits a lot of information from the Old Stone Age of West Asia and Egypt to the Sassanian Empire, as well as artifacts excavated in Syria. Special external exhibitions are held at the museum several times a year.

How to Get There

  • Higashi-ikebukuro StationYurakucho LineExit 66 min on foot



Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00

    *Varies depending on screening or exhibition schedule
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: New Year's holidays
    *Between exhibitions


General admission: 600 yen


Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areasParking
  • JapaneseEnglishChinese (simplified)Korean
  • ElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorWheelchair loan

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

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