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Image of Edo-Tokyo Museum The building was modeled after an elevated-floor type warehouse. At its highest point, it is 62.2m.
This is approximately the same height as Edo Castle tower. The whole construction area covers about 30,000 square meters that is 2.4times bigger than the field area inside the Tokyo Dome stadium.
The Edo-Tokyo Museum was founded on March 28,1993, as the place where visitors come to learn more about Tokyo’s history and culture , and which also serves as a projection onto the city and the living of the future. In the Permanent Exhibition area, there can be found original and replicated exhibits, as well as large-scale models, faithful representations of their originals, which have been reproduced after painstaking investigations and research.
Besides, special exhibitions and lectures are regularly held, and there are also the Audio-Visual Hall, the Audio Visual Library, a library and other facilities that make it a particular museum where visitors can learn while having fun at the same time.


Opening hours


(Saturday until 7:30p.m.)   ※Entry is permitted until 30 minutes before closing


Days closed


When a national holiday or its substitute falls on a Monday, the Museum is OPEN. and is closed on the following day.

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Admission fee

Admission Fee for Permanent Exhibition

  one person Groups
(20 people or more)
Adults 600yen 480yen
(Junior highschool & High school)
300yen 240yen
(College & Vocational School)
480yen 380yen
Over 65 years old 300yen 240yen
※Special exhibitions require additional fees.

Free or discounted of charge for Permanent Exibition

Children before entering schools and schoolchildrens.
People who are handicapped or under welfare assistance (please show your identification), and their attendants.
Children of up to 9th grade who reside or go to school in Tokyo.
Adults accompanied by children under 18 years old are admitted for half price on the third weekend of every month (Tokyo residents only).


Volunteer Guides 1F 6F

The volunteers can give visitors museum outlines, help school teachers make plans for educational visits, and act as guides for the permanent exhibition. Our volunteers include English, German, French, Chinese, Korean, and Spanish speakers, though guides in some languages are not available on some days.
We may not be always able to assign a guide to you. Reservation should be made as early as the 10th of the month prior to your planned month of visit and no later than 2 weeks prior to your planned visiting day. Depending on guide availability, we may not be able to answer your request. Enquiries should be made to the Volunteer Office. Hours 09:00 to 15:00

Guide earphones 1F 3F

The earphone receiver enables you to tune into the guidance narration. You need to make a deposit to borrow an earphone. It is refundable.

Wheelchair service 1F 5F 6F

Wheelchairs are always available on asking.

Baby carriages 1F 6F Nursery room 1F 5F

Baby carriages are available. Small tables for changing babies’ diapers are provided in the Women’s restrooms on 1F, 3F, 5F, 6F and 7F.

Coin lockers 1F 3F 7F

Insert a 100-yen coin to use the locker. The coin is returned when you open the locker.

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