I’m Masayo, Tokyo Guided Tour planner.
I introduce where to explore with family members in Tokyo.
Today, I introduce the business hours of museums in Tokyo on the first three days of the New Year.
If you travel in Japan at the New Year, please check the business hours in advance.
Many shops and facilities close.
1.Edo Tokyo Museum
Edo Tokyo Museum is a museum which you can know the lives of people from Edo period to Syowa period (from 1603 to 1989).
Edo period is an interesting time because a lot of cultures were developed.
To know the lives of general people means to know the real history of Japan.
More about Edo Tokyo Museum↓
|Jan 2nd& 3rd||Open||9:30am ~5:30pm|
*They accept to enter until 5:00pm.
Don’t miss it!
The admission fee to Permanent Exhibition is fee on January 2nd and 3rd!!
Please visit the entrance on 6th floor.
Nezu Museum is a museum of a great collection of old Japanese paintings, ceramics, archeological treasures, calligraphy, and lacquerware.
As if you escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Tokyo, you will find tranquility behind the building.
More about Nezu Museum↓
It close from December 19th to January 6th.
It will open on January 7th.
It will start a new exhibition.
>>Sometsuke: Celebrating Four Centuries of Japanese Porcelain
Please check the detail on the website.
Samurai Museum is a museum to know Samurai spirits.
It opens as usual all days, even at the end of the year and the New Year.
Opening hours: 10:30 am ~9:00 pm (final entry is 8:30 pm)
4.Sumo Museum in Ryogoku Kokugikan
Sumo Museum is a museum to know Sumo’s history and culture.
It closes from December 27th to January 3rd.
It will open on January 4th. (10:00 am~ 4:30 pm)
*From January 8th, you need to get Sumo tickets to enter Sumo Museum.
5.Tokyo National Museum
Tokyo National Museum is the oldest museum in Japan.
It has 87 national treasures, 634 important cultural properties.
It has 116,932 collections.
It closes from December 24th to January 1st.
It will open on January 2nd.
How to get there?
If you want to know how to get the museums,
I recommend you to use the app↓
Japan Travel-Route, Map, JR
It’s the busiest season, so please check hotels before you leave your country.
To get information of hotels, please visit Booking.com.