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" Edo-Tokyo Museum "

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Top: A bustling miniature of Edo townscape.
Left: A re-creation of the Edo-Kabuki "Sukeroku"
Right: A popular boardgame during the Edo Period.
          Not only miniatures but real stuff like these
          are also exhibited.


Edo-Tokyo Museum presents a marvelous collection of articles and miniatures of the life and cultures of Edo and Tokyo following the city's history for a few centuries. The way the articles and the miniatures are displayed are so unique and humorous that the museum as a whole is almost like a re-creation of Edo. Visitors can enjoy observing the history of the capital city by rather feeling the liveliness than learning facts.
The museum provides various cultural activities including special exhibitions based on certain themes, lectures and events are held periodically, and the opening of the hall and studying room.
By all means, Edo-Tokyo Museum is a visitor-participatory museum.

[Location] 1-4-1 Yokozuna, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
[Phone] 03-3626-9974
[Hours] 10:00-18:00 (Sun, Tue, Wed, Sat, Public Holidays)
         10:00-20:00 (Thu, Fri)
[Closed] Mondays (if a Public Holiday laps on Monday, that day is open and the following closed)
          December 28 through January 4
[Admission] Adults: 600 yen/ students (6-18 years old): 300 yen
                admission free for preschoolers and people above 65 years old
[Access] 3-min-walk from Ryogoku Station: JR Sobu Line

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