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Updated: April 2, 2018

National Showa Memorial Museum 昭和館

1-6-1 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Be transported back in time as you explore the impact of World War II

Experience the impact the Second World War had on Japanese citizens at the National Showa Memorial Museum, which collects, stores, and exhibits historical materials and information associated with the life of Japanese people during and after World War II, with the aim of conveying the hardships of war to future generations.

Since its opening in March 1999, the impressive facility has attracted around 4.9 million visitors. Lose yourself in the permanent exhibit space displaying some 700 relics, or spend the day enjoying the educational audio-visual room, library, or news theater.

How to Get There

  • Kudanshita Sta. | Exit 4 | 1 mins on foot
    Tozai Line | Hanzomon Line | Toei Shinjuku Line



Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:30 Tue-Sun, holidays
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours
  • Last admission: 17:00




Discounts available for students, senior citizens

Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • Automatic doors | Baby changing facilities | Wheelchair loan |

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