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Updated: April 2, 2018

JCII Camera Museum 日本カメラ博物館

B1F JCII Ichibancho Building 25 Ichibancho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo

A museum that captures the essence of Japanese camera culture

Showcasing the history of the development of Japanese cameras, from the first-ever mass-produced model to current day digital versions, visit the JCII Camera Museum for a fascinating glimpse into Japan's photographic culture.

Roughly 300 cameras are displayed as part of the museum's permanent exhibition while rotating and thematic exhibitions, usually focusing on international cameras and development, are held every three months. Of particular note is the Giroux Daguerreotype camera, the world's first camera distributed in the market and the only such camera exhibited in Japan.

How to Get There

  • Hanzomon Sta. | Exit 4 | 1 min on foot
    Hanzomon Line


Opening Hours

  • 10:00–17:00 Tue–Sun




Cash only |

Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • Strictly no-smoking
  • Japanese | English |
  • Japanese | English |
  • Wheelchair ramp | Accessible restrooms | Wheelchair loan | Accessible communication formats |

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