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Edo-Tokyo Museum

1-4-1, Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3626-9974
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This fascinating museum displays artifacts and architecture that tell a tale of Tokyo's history. Exhibits include replicas of an ancient Kabuki theatre and the original Edo Castle.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-4-1, Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3626-9974
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum itself is amazing in that there are reproductions of buildings, structures of Edo period in Japanese history. Our volunteer tour guide gave us a personal (family of four) 2 1/2 hour exceedingly engaging tour of the museum. Of course, the tour can be...More

Thank SK01234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like history, you'll enjoy how the museum brings the Edo period to life. Great when paired with a visit to the Edo Castle in the morning, as you can see what it looked like when it wasn't a garden, but a working castle...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get along to this museum pre Sumo watching to get an interesting insight into ancient Japanese life. There are volunteer guides who will take you round (different languages at different times of the day) which provided a great explanation of the various exhibits (note that...More

Thank mickrod
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place for the first time in 24 years. The very first time was with my children and the very first opening day.The building is very big and near JR Station and Kokugikan. You can see many interesting dioramas and pictures and data...More

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit with 5 year old twins . Interesting historical facts . Lots of space to walk about . Small kids play area available. Around the museum you can find nice Japanese or Chinese restaurants .

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was excellent and a must do if you have an interest in Japanese culture and history. Displays are very well done and the building and main hall are also very impressive. 600yen per adult, allow 2-3 hours to see it all comfortably. Displays...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 1 week ago

you get a good summary overview of life in Tokyo from 17th century to now, some artefacts on display and many miniatures of city areas

Thank californiawithkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were several exhibits to tour. We did both, but would only recommend the one on 5th and 6th floor.

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the visit if you like history of Tokyo/Edo in general. Expect to stay at least 2 to 3 hours looking at the exhibits. Very cool place.

Thank CodyM2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really glad i actually went to this museum, i learned a lot about edo period and how it evolved to modern Tokyo. I found the guided tour is very good and i could get more out of it. If you love history and culture...More

Thank Vanilangelic
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Dex A
4 July 2017|
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Response from Danny S | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about another museum. This is certainly a very special exhibition and I do not believe there is a "duplicate". The museum is quite new, so it is really unbelievable that they are closing completely for... More
14 February 2017|
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Response from Hanmin J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so as the ticket does not have any information of owner. If you want to visit again, please ask the ticketing desk for this situation if they will accept. As Japanese people are so kind to foreigners, it is... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from Talenti | Reviewed this property |
Would also recommend a minimum of 3 -4 hours and use the free volunteer guide service. But you could - as I did - easily spend a whole day there.