Tokyo National Museum

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Area: Ueno
Address: 13-9 Uenokoen, Taitō-ku, Tokyo [map]
Phone: 03-3822-1111 03-3822-1111
Access: 282 m from Uguisudani Station Yamanote Line (JY6)Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK17)
0.7 km from Iriya Station Hibiya Line (H18)
0.7 km from Iriya Station JR Sagami Line
Hours: 09:30 to 17:00, Closed Mondays.
Admission: Adults: ¥620
Children: ¥70
Students: ¥420
Website: http://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en

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.