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Updated: April 2, 2018

Shinjuku Historical Museum 新宿区立新宿歴史博物館

12-16 Saneicho, Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

About 20 minutes on foot from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, the Shinjuku Historical Museum exhibits artifacts pertaining to the area. In the permanent collection, you can learn about the history of Shinjuku and discover literary figures connected with the area. The museum also hosts special exhibits such as "Shinjuku Landscapes Seen From the Sky."

How to Get There

  • Yotsuya Sta. | Exit 2 | 10 mins on foot
    JR Chuo Line | JR Sobu Line | Marunouchi Line
  • Yotsuya-sanchome Sta. | Exit 4 | 8 mins on foot
    Marunouchi Line
  • Akebonobashi Sta. | Exit A4 | 8 mins on foot
    Toei Shinjuku Line

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Opening Hours

  • 9:30–17:30 Mon–Sun
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours
  • Last admission: 17:00






Cash only |

Admission varies by exhibition

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • Strictly no-smoking
  • Japanese | English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |
  • Elevator | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Handrails | Accessible restrooms | Wheelchair loan |

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