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Tokyo National Museum: Museum (博物館)


General Information

Institution: Tokyo National Museum
Address: 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712
Phone: +81-3-5405-8686 (visitor information), +81-3-3822-1111

About Tokyo National Museum:

Opened in 1872, Tokyo National Museum is the oldest museum in Japan.
The museum consists of Honkan, Toyokan, Hyokeikan, Heiseikan, the Gallery of Hōryuji Treasures, the Kuroda Memorial Hall, the Museum Garden and Teahouses, and the Research and Information Center.

Resources & Facilities

Events and Exhibits

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection size:
Total: 117,460 (as of March, 2018)
  • 89 National Treasures 
  • 643 Important Cultural Properties
Collections on Loan: 3,109 
  • 55 National Treasures
  • 260 Important Cultural Properties

Focus: Ancient Art, Greco-Buddhist Art, and Archeological materials in Japanese and other Asian countries along the Silk Road

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.

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How to Use the Facility

  • Varies depending on the exhibition

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