Housing over 133,000 pieces of art and archeological objects from Japan and other parts of Asia, the Tokyo National Museum is Japan’s largest museum. The museum has a wonderful collection of Ukiyo-e, Buddhist sculpture, calligraphy, Ainu folklore, samurai relics, and a lot more.
The museum is made up of a series of buildings, each dedicated to a specific topic. There is also a nice garden and teahouse which is open during the spring and fall.
If you’re 18 or under or over 70, you can get in for free. Tickets to the museum for everyone else can be purchased online!
- 282 m from Uguisudani Station
- 0.7 km from Iriya Station
- 0.8 km from Ueno Station