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Updated: March 22, 2022

Sumida Aquarium すみだ水族館

5-6F TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN Solamachi 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida City, Tokyo

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Aquatic creatures up close at the Tokyo Skytree Town aquarium

Sumida Aquarium aims to give visitors a close and intimate view of aquarium life. The Ogasawara Tank, themed around Tokyo's tropical island chain, showcases schools of vivid and colorful fish. There's one of Japan's largest indoor pool-type tanks, where you can get close enough to penguins and fur seals to feel them breathe. And there's the otherworldly "Big Petri Dish," a tank containing around 500 jellyfish. You can deepen your understanding of the aquarium's residents in the kitchen, where food is prepared for them, and in the lab, where jellyfish are bred.

Tips

  • Meet creatures up close, including penguins and fur seals
  • Enjoy the hypnotic, illuminated jellyfish tanks

The "Big Petri Dish" tank was introduced in 2020, following the aquarium's renewal. The dreamlike sight of jellyfish is one of Sumida Aquarium's new highlights. At the on-site Penguin Cafe, you can enjoy original drinks. And if you're visiting at night, you can even grab an alcoholic drink to sip as you wander around.

How to Get There

  • Tokyo Skytree StationTobu Skytree Line5 min on foot

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-20:00
    MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays

    9:00-21:00
    SaturdaysSundaysHolidays

    *Last entry 60 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: Open daily
    *Sometimes closed for maintenance

Price

General admission: 2300 yen

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Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesNon-smoking areasWiFi
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  • Automatic doorsWheelchair rampElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsDiaper changing facilitiesBreast feeding room

Information on COVID-19 prevention measures

  • Advanced reservation system may be in place
  • Admission restrictions may be in place

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