Sumida Aquarium, TokyoCurrently Open
- Address: 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan
- Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +81-356191821
- Ticket Price: 2050 JPY
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Aquarium, Family And Kids
About Sumida Aquarium, Tokyo
Sumida Aquarium is located in the Tokyo Skytree Town complex and is one of the best attractions there. The beautiful aquarium is the home to over 10,000 sea creatures and is a must visit if you are in the area. The highlight of the place has to be the aquarium in the centrepiece. A 350 thousand liter tank, the tank is the largest open indoor tank in Japan. There is also an excellent jelly fish display.
Sumida Aquarium Ticket Prices
- High School Students: 1,500 yen
- Junior HighSchool and Elementary School Students: 1,000 yen
- Children(Aged 3 and over): 600 yen
Sumida Aquarium Opening and Closing Hours
- Admission ends at 8 pm.
How To reach Sumida Aquarium by Public Transport
- Take a train from Hikifune Station or from Tokyo Skytree Station.
- Take a taxi or rental to the location.
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Sumida Aquarium, Tokyo Reviews
This place is pretty depressing. The tanks for certain species are far too small in relation to their size and intelligence. Some of the fish are in tanks that have absolutely nothing else in them so they have nowhere to hide from all the people, which is a lot since this place seems pretty busy. We noticed the penguins seem to have a mirrored tank which gives off the appearance that they’re interacting with guests, when in reality they’re just chasing their own reflection. The seal tank is shockingly small and nowhere near big enough. I honestly feel a bit sick about the fact that I gave this place my money, please do not come here if you love animals.
Visited with my wife and 7 month old son (from the UK). Had a great time at the aquarium. It isn't huge but is very well laid out in 8 zones over two floors. Quite educational with all signage translated into English so no need for audio guides etc. Highlights were the large central tank with floor to ceiling glass containing some extraordinary sealife you could get a really good view of. Our son loved this. There is also a large open tank containing penguins which was another highlight, particularly as we caught feeding time! Could easily get around in less than 2 hours. Baby changing facilities excellent! There is a separate baby feeding room. Cafe inside serving coffee and ice cream which we didn't use.
Pretty sad and disappointing aquarium. Many of the tanks were too small for the animals they held. The penguins and seals were kept in an area that is completely blocked off from sunlight (only artificial light) and their enclosure was mostly just fake rocks. They had no natural environment and nothing to play with. I would not recommend this place to someone who really cares for animals.
Place is neat and has some unique species. The aquarium is very small. For almost a $20 admission you could just save your money and try out Tokyo sea life.
Been to a lot of different aquariums in different countries and this is by far the best one. Its smaller but the fishes and displays are awesome. Loved it!