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Updated: October 1, 2019

Shinjuku Historical Museum 新宿歴史博物館

12-16 Saneicho, Yotsuya, Shinjuku City, Tokyo

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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. Alternatively, the museum also hosts special exhibitions.

How to Get There

  • Yotsuya-sanchome StationMarunouchi LineExit 48 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:30-17:30

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: New Year's holidaysIrregularIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.
    *Second and fourth Sundays of the month


General admission: 300 yen


Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsNon-smoking areas
  • JapaneseEnglishChinese (simplified)Korean
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsHandrailsElevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsWheelchair 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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