Tokyo National Museum

How to Visit Tokyo Museums as a Foreigner and Get a Good Deal

This spring and summer the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum has been holding a special art exhibit on Gustav Klimt, a famous Austrian symbolist painter. I love going to art museums and was not going to pass up an opportunity to see this special exhibit. While I’ve been to plenty of art museums in my life, going…

2 Art Museums Popular Among Locals Located Between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo

In art museums, you can take your time and relax while you gaze at the paintings. There are many museums where you can experience Japan on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Here we introduce two distinctive museums located along the railroad. 1. Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art Photo provided by Chiba Prefecture…

Appreciate the Arts This Golden Week by Visiting These 3 Exhibitions in Tokyo

For all culture lovers out there, here’s great news for you! Since Golden Week 2017 has already started, you may do a little bit of holiday escapism that can inspire and invigorate you. So if you happen to have no plans of going out this holiday, might as well visit some of Tokyo (東京) City’s…

Enjoy Various Art Exhibits in Ueno With the Ueno Welcome Passport!

While many visitors from different parts of the world are making their way to Japan to enjoy its sights and offerings, Japan is also making many preparations to entice both tourists and locals, especially with the upcoming 2020 Olympics. Many of you who are living here probably have already seen how much effort the country…

Travel Through Japanese History at 3 Imperial Museums

Over the years, Japan has been very successful in safeguarding its historical lineage. In fact, the country has 5,614 museums which are home to a growing collection of important Japanese cultural treasures. So, if you are planning to take a tour into some of these museums, make sure not to miss the National Imperial Museum…

Ueno Park: Beyond your Expectations

Ueno Park is much more than a simple green space; it is the center of many attractions located in the same place. It is very difficult for any visitor to visit all of them within one or two days, as you have to spend much more time if you want to enjoy what Ueno park…

Travel to the Past with 4 Extraordinary Historical Museums in Tokyo

In Tokyo, there are many kinds of museums that you can visit. Some of them are history-related museums. Those museums normally have exhibitions related to the Edo period. Some museums seem to really be inviting us to see what happened in real life during that period, and have completed collections of illustrations that make us…

Visit the 5 Museums of Ueno Park

1. The Tokyo National Museum The Tokyo National Museum is Japan’s oldest and largest museum. General admission costs 620 yen per person. It has a number of buildings. The museum houses a large number of valuable historical artifacts of ancient Japan. There is a wide collection of potteries, Kimonos, sculptures, arts, weapons etc. devonintransit.wordpress.com/ The…