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Updated: October 1, 2019

Sumida Aquarium すみだ水族館

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

Fabulous fish and playful penguins at the foot of Tokyo Skytree

Opened in 2012, this artsy aquarium houses about 7,000 sea creatures representing 260 species, including a group of feisty Magellanic penguins. It is conveniently located on the fifth and sixth floors of Tokyo Solamachi, the shopping complex attached to the impossible-to-miss Tokyo Skytree.

Tips

  • Meet penguins and fur seals up close
  • The hypnotic illuminated jellyfish tanks

The Sumida Aquarium offers an impressive menagerie of sea life, with modern glass habitats which recreate the underwater worlds of Tokyo Bay, the Izu Islands and the Ogasawara Islands.

The main attraction is the indoor open-pool tank where you can watch penguins and fur seals go about their daily routines. Children love watching their playful antics.



The jellyfish tanks are another highlight. You will see a great variety of these cute critters and learn about how quickly they grow. If you are visiting in the evening you can grab a cocktail at the bar to sip as you wander around.

How to Get There

  • Tokyo Skytree StationTobu Skytree Line5 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 9:00-21:00
    MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays

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

Price

General admission: 2050 yen

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Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesWiFi
  • JapaneseEnglish
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  • Automatic doorsWheelchair rampElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsDiaper changing facilitiesBreast feeding room

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

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