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Toyo Bunko: Museum (ミュージアム)


General Information

Facility: Toyo Bunko Museum

2-28-21 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021


FAX: +81-3-3942-0258
Hours: 10:00 - 20:00 (last admission: 19:30)
Closed: Tuesday. (Wednesday if Tuesday is a holiday), New Year's Holidays


About the Toyo Bunko Museum:

Toyo Bunko Museum was opened in 2011 for the purpose of expanding intrest in Oriental Studies among the general public interest.  The collection includes Morrison's Stacks, over 24,000 items purchased from GE Morrison, and the Iwasaki Collection, which includes ukiyo-e, (national treasures and important cultural properties).

Summary of Collection(s)

Notable Collection(s):

  • Morrison's Stacks:  Purchased from GE Morrison, the collection includes books about Asia (written in Western languages), paintings, brochures, etc (24,000 items).
  • Iwasaki Collection (岩崎文庫): The collection includes ukiyo-e, which are national treasures and important cultural properties.

Note: For more information on the museum collections, please refer to "Exhibition Guide"..

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

How to Use the Facility

Visiting the Museum

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