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Updated: October 1, 2019

Ichiyo Memorial Museum 台東区立一葉記念館

3-18-4 Ryusen, Taito City, Tokyo

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North of Asakusa you can find Ichiyo Memorial Museum, a museum commemorating female novelist Ichiyo Higuchi. See handwritten manuscripts and poems, as well as other artifacts from her life. After your visit, you may see this Meiji Period female literary leader around town—on the 5,000 yen bill.

How to Get There

  • Minowa StationHibiya LineExit B110 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:00-16:30

    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.


General admission: 300 yen


Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areasWiFi
  • Automatic doorsWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesFolding bed for adultsWheelchair loanStroller 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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