The Tokyo National Museum is a museum with the longest history in Japan. It does business such as collection and storage, the restoration, the exhibition, the research and the educational spread, about cultural assets of the fine arts and the archaeology which range over Asia regions widely centering on Japan.
The number of the collections of the Tokyo National Museum is about 116,000 (88 national treasures, 634 important cultural properties). The quality and the amount of the collection are the best of Japan.
A valuable cultural asset is always being exhibited at 6 pavilions. Moreover, the lecture and the workshop, etc. relevant to it are held. A reference library, a restaurant and a museum shop are also in the site. In a rich green garden, you can enjoy the coloring for every season.
In the Tokyo National Museum, there are five halls of the main building, the Heisei hall, the Oriental hall, Horyu-ji Treasure House, and Hyokei-kan. There are outdoor exhibition and a garden, and there is Kuroda memorial hall in the other side around a street.
The main building is the building at the front of the main gate, and is designated as the important cultural property.
The main building is the gallery of Japanese fine arts, and there are the exhibition rooms for every genres, such as a sword, ceramic ware, lacquer work, in the first floor. On the second floor, the showpiece is exhibited along with the current of the times from Jomon and the Yayoi age to the Edo period.
Moreover, the Japanese garden and five tearooms centering on the pond are on the reverse side of the main building. There is the thatch roof building etc. in this garden, so you can feel being wrapped with time-slipped to the old time.
It is the place exactly good for taking a walk.
|Name:||Tokyo National Museum|
|Address:||Uenokoen 13-9 Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712 Japan|
|Access:||JR Yamanote-sen Line “Ueno-eki Station” (10 minutes walk)|
|Price:||620 yen (Adult)
410 yen (University or College Student)
Free (High School Student or Under)