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or download a free Japan Travel mobile app to your phone (I use Navitime Japan Travel)
Open: Six days a week, closed Mondays, on the day after national holidays, and from December 29 – January 3. Open other holidays.
Hours: 9:30 – 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
Admission: Adults: ¥600, Seniors (65 & older): ¥300, College students: ¥480, High school & middle school students: ¥300, Younger children: Free. (Plus extra fee for special exhibitions.)
How to get there:
• Get out at Ryogoku Station (Oedo subway line or JR Sobu Line)
The museum is the giant concrete hulk next to the green-roofed sumo stadium. It is up a flight of stairs, above the train tracks. Buy tickets outside at the ticket booths, then go up the very high red escalator to the museum entrance.