To get here the fastest/cheapest way by train, enter your starting location into the
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.
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!