Edo- Tokyo Museum

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  • Address: 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
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  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-336269974
  • Ticket Price: 1300 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Family And Kids, Architecture , Specialty Museum

Edo- Tokyo Museum - Review

The Edo Museum in Tokyo is a window into the lives of the people who resided in the old capital from 1600s to late 1800s. The architecture, the culture and the rush of urbanization is visible in the exhibits at the museum. A replica of the Nihonbashi (literally meaning Japan Bridge) is placed at the entrance and this permanent exhibit is itself 400 years old! Edo is considered one of the golden periods of Japan and is a period where present- day Tokyo gained its importance through trade. You will be greeted by Gibochan- the museum's adorable mascot who is very popular with children. This is a generous dose of history with fun included!

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Edo- Tokyo Museum Hours

  • Last admission is at 7 on Saturdays.

How To reach Edo- Tokyo Museum by Public Transport

  • Train: 5minute walking distance from the JR Sobu line Ryogoku Station.
  • By bus: Route 33 JR Kameido Station Futo or Line 27 JR Kanda Station Kasaibashi .

Restaurants Near Edo- Tokyo Museum

  • SakuraSaryo
  • Natural food restaurant "Genjitei"
  • Edo soba Hosokawa

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TripHobo Highlights for Edo- Tokyo Museum

  • Edo- Tokyo Museum Address: 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
  • Edo- Tokyo Museum Contact Number: +81-336269974
  • Edo- Tokyo Museum Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Edo- Tokyo Museum Price: 1300 JPY
  • Best time to visit Edo- Tokyo Museum(preferred time): 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Edo- Tokyo Museum: 02:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Edo- Tokyo Museum

  • 48.48% of people who visit Tokyo include Edo- Tokyo Museum in their plan

  • 37.81% of people start their Edo- Tokyo Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Edo- Tokyo Museum

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

93.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Edo- Tokyo Museum

People normally club together Tokyo National Museum and Airport Terminal 2 Station while planning their visit to Edo- Tokyo Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Edo- Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Reviews

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  • Very interesting museum about Tokyo's past history and how it's changed and transitioned into the modern metropolis it is today. Also a lot of cultural change is put in context. There are a lot of fun and interesting exhibitions that both children and adults will find rewarding. The staff are friendly and polite and the museum is clean and tidy. Texts on exhibit descriptions are in both English and Japanese. I can heartily recommend this museum for anyone who's interested both in Japanese culture and history in general.

  • Excellent! Amazing value for money at only 600 yen per adult- if you like history you should leave a good 4 or 5 hours to see and read all the exhibits. You can feel the age of the building and displays but it doesn’t take away from the enjoyment. 95% of the displays are in English, but I recommend getting a guided tour (I think they’re free) if you don’t know much about Japanese history, as there isn’t any background explanation about the eras/people etc.

  • Lots to see here. Get the audio guide. I gave up reading after doing half of the top floor. They have a great selection of scale model buildings and full scale ones too. Some exhibits were like little mechanical shows. They had old Edo and modern Tokyo exhibits.

  • From time to time, I have murmured to speak out in English or in Japanese in front of entrance or ticket box. I usually speak in English first and speak in Japanese. It’s better not to receive any unnecessary questions or requests. I got several questions from ticket seller about discount card and so on. I do not want any discount nor free ticket. I regret speaking in Japanese. Well, I’m not sure whether you agree or not but it’s convenient that you speak in English in entrance of museums or parks in stead of Japanese.

  • Best museum I've been to in Tokyo. A huge, wide open space with numerous in exhibits about Tokyo life in Edo, Meiji, and Shows era. Also, a bunch of great spots for posing and taking pictures. Plus, some really cool models of Tokyo life over the centuries, that let you really imagine what everyone is doing at once.

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