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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 property is temporary closed from October 1st, 2017 to March 31st, 2018 due to renovation. 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-4-1, Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3626-9974
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The museum was located right above Ryugoku subway station and its name said all: it presented the history of Tokyo from the Edo era to early 2000s so those who would like to explore the history before the Edo, I highly recommend to take time...More

Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Wonderful museum. There are real size replicas of Kyoto Bridge, the Theatre, and a lot more. Miniature models of the city can be appreciated to. There are binoculares avaiable to enjoy the details

1  Thank l g
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I spent the day with my two boys. It is a nicely planned out museum. My boys are half Japanese. However, they knew nothing about the Japanese history/ culture. Coming to Edo-Tokyo gave them some idea of the edo period of this country. How Japan...More

Thank Hirashiki
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The price is too high (1,800.00 yen) for the small and few things they show. The pieces are interesting but you can see the whole museum in just 15 minutes. You can see also samurai pieces at the Tokyo National Museum. Also, I expect to...More

Thank AlitosPapatina
Reviewed 24 August 2017

this really does take you through the history of tokyo. its incredible to see how its grown. and along the way dealt with floods, earthquakes and WW2. the audio guide is great and you can wander around at your own speed seeing what takes your...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Wonderful museum with small scale models of Tokyo street scapes from various times in history as well as full scale reproductions of traditional buildings. This museum gave a great insight into what Tokyo looked like before it became a modern city. Loved the entrance into...More

1  Thank 137Paul
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We visited on one of our last days in Japan - having spent two weeks touring - the museum is very informative - especially the EDO part (there is an EDO and a TOKYO part) - very excellent tour (but long...). We really learned a...More

Thank harlemfamily
Reviewed 22 August 2017

• The ticket for permanent exhibition is JPY 600. The permanent exhibition have two floors. • They have free audio guide for several languages at the gate. • The first floor have some souvenirs stores. • They have many delicate models and some interactive equipment...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I loved this museum as it covered Tokyo`s historical, social and geographic changes over the centuries. It is interesting to see the many influences that shaped what we now know as Tokyo. There are even fun activities for children, giving them a chance to play...More

Thank Paul2key
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I paid 600 yen and got so much more. After entering the museum I asked for an English guide straightaway. You got to get therr early for this. Reiko was extremely passionate to share Japan's history. First question she asked me, "How much time do...More

Thank livingeverymoment
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16 October 2017|
Response from GolfFoxtrot |
The museum is currently closed until March 2018.
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