Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, Uenokoen

4.4
#18 of 404 in Museums in Tokyo
Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, a house for Japan’s archaeological discoveries, depicts everyday life from ancient to pre-modern times. The museum showcases a collection of pottery and talismans displays, prehistoric craftsmanship, and toolmaking with information provided in several languages. Reach the second floor to find a gallery dedicated to special temporary exhibits. Built in 1993 to commemorate the crown prince's wedding, the building adjoins the Tokyo National Museum. The site features a souvenir shop, auditorium, and cafe. Before you head to Tokyo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tokyo itinerary planning app , to make sure you see all that Tokyo has to offer, including Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan.
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  • Modern buildings. Inside, there is a café where you can enjoy Japanese sweets such as anmitsu. I went to see the Thai exhibition, but i was surprised at the wide part.
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  • Went early on a Sunday as museum closed on Monday, little did I know that it was the last day of exhibit of treasures from To-ji Temple in Kyoto so there was a crowd, but exhibit was great painted sil...  more »
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