Tokyo National Museum, Taito

4.3
#2 of 404 in Museums in Tokyo
Among the country's, and the world's, largest institutions of its kind, Tokyo National Museum exhibits Buddhist and Japanese artwork, woodblocks, kimonos, and other cultural gems. Browse the museum's collection of more than 100,000 artifacts spread out over five different buildings to take a step back into the nation's past. Note that exhibits and displays feature descriptions and signage in English--you can also check out an English-language audio guide at the entrance. Make Tokyo National Museum a centerpiece of your Tokyo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tokyo visit planning app .
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  • Even weekdays, and what once in 10:00, venue of 90-minute wait, come the old--, say?. Foreign residents with children in the here and Smartphone with crackling, and photos. Did not I would recommend paying the indifference, 1,600 yen, 2, after I gave up going.... Was going to put up with the mark of beauty on the TV-and no regrets
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  • Japan called cultural powers (?) The National Museum had great expectations from the trip. Please save the time and stamina.
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  • The museum has a lot of historical artifacts, however they were not displayed in order of time nor any story was presented for the sequence of rooms. Recommend to get the audio guide as it provides good info which you may not get just simply by looking at the artifacts. For special museum you need 4 hours minimum, so plan your day! Finally, at the end of the special exhibitions, you can make your own post card with some stamp! It's just before the museum shop!
  • Extremely interesting historical and archaeological museum of civilizations in East Asia. There are three parts - Japan's Archaeological Museum, Japan's Historic Museum and a History Museum of several Asian Civilizations - China, Korea, and so on. We visited the museum during the golden week, it was free and there was no queue. It is good to spend at least 3 hours for the entire museum.
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