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Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum Nakagyo
#1 of 19 Museums in Nakagyo
Great little museum, guide and displays get great info and stories about the samurai and ninjas.
A new location open in Kyoto, the Samurai & Ninja museum serves as a fun introduction to Japanese history and makes for an entertaining interactive experience.
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TOKYO Samurai Kembu Shintomicho 3.2 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Shintomicho
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Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Kobe
#1 of 91 Museums in Kobe
One of the best museums I’ve been to.
I've been living in Kyoto, so I've been surrounded by the temples and shrines that were built in this way thousands of years ago, and it's really amazing to see a museum dedicated to show you how they were built,...
Miho Museum Koka
#1 of 18 Museums in Koka
It is pretty remote but I think this is what sets it apart from the larger city museums with art colllections that can be quite overwhelming and take the whole day.
The collection includes Buddhist and Japanese art, antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Rome.....Besides the permanent exhibits there is space for special exhibitions, and a museum shop.
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Nezu Museum Minato 8.6 km away
#1 of 101 Museums in Minato
One of the best museums I visited in Tokyo in an immaculate, tranquil setting.
The Nezu Museum is an oasis in Aoyama, with a beautiful museum building, a large and lovely garden to wander around and an excellent cafe in a glass box at the top of the garden with great views over the greenery
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Edo-Tokyo Museum Sumida 1.9 km away
#1 of 38 Museums in Sumida
We have a family tradition of visiting city history museums on the first day that we visit a new city, as a form of introduction to the local culture and history, and this museum provided a perfect opening to our...
There are many museums in Tokyo however the Edo Museum provides a superb overview of how people live in Tokyo...their homes, technology and culture.
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Samurai Museum Shinjuku 9.6 km away
#1 of 64 Museums in Shinjuku
Brilliant!! Unlike most museums a member of staff will guide you through each item in the museum and explains the history behind it.
One of the best small museums in Tokyo...and there are a lot of them.
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teamLab Borderless Aomi 6.8 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Aomi
One Of The Most Unique Museums In The World
Graffiti on the streets to art museums.
National Museum of Ethnology Suita
#1 of 10 Museums in Suita
I've been to museums all over the world and this remains one of the most interesting...and relaxing as it's hardly ever crowded.
The National Museum of Ethnology is located in Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, and it is about a 15 minute walk from Osaka Monorail "Expo Commemoration Park Station".
Kyoto Railway Museum Kyoto
#2 of 213 Museums in Kyoto
It is is one of Japan's three great railway museums alongside JR East's Railway Museum in Saitama and JR Central's SCMAGLEV and Railway Park in Nagoya.
It's always great to see the trains themselves but this aspect is a welcome addition and something i find some rail museums a little light on!
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum Koganei 26.8 km away
#1 of 5 Museums in Koganei
Many of Japan's Historic buildings, especially around Tokyo have been moved into museums so it was great to experience just really old Japan.
Similar to Meiji Mura in Nagoya, The Edo-Tokyo Open-Air Architectural Museum has collected and preserved various buildings from around Tokyo, ranging from rustic farm houses to charming Western-influenced mansions.
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Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan Kyoto
#3 of 213 Museums in Kyoto
By the way, there are several other good museums and shrines near here, so you can easily spend half a day doing interesting stuff.
The museum is free to the public, but if you want to spend some of your yen there's a nice shop with a range of mostly handcrafted items that make excellent gifts and souvenirs.
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The Railway Museum Omiya 31.6 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Omiya
And a good starting point for those also planning to visit the train museums in Nagoya and Kyoto.
This museum is an excellent and impressive history of Japanese railways and includes interactive facilities that are in Japanese and are very popular.
KidZania Tokyo Toyosu 3.4 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Toyosu
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Minato 9.6 km away
#2 of 101 Museums in Minato
This small gem of a museum has one of the finest collections and displays anywhere of pristine Art Deco design.
The museum is a remarkable combination of Art Deco and Japanese architecture, and is set in a beautiful traditional Japanese garden.
Ota Memorial Museum of Art Shibuya 9.5 km away
#1 of 71 Museums in Shibuya
A fantastic if small museum with a great selection of wood block prints featuring portraits, landscapes, battle scenes and depending upon the displays some wonderful animal caricatures.
Wow! A wonderful, small museum where you can learn about the wood-block print process and see amazing works of ukiyo-e!
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Tokyo National Museum Taito 4.9 km away
#1 of 47 Museums in Taito
Located in Turbo park with other art museums, the science/natural history museum, and the zoo, around a huge mall with fountains and cherry trees.
if you are into museum, traditional cultural experience, or arts, going to this museum is the best for you! there are other museums nearby as well as the ueno park.
Ghibli Museum Mitaka Mitaka 21.6 km away
#1 of 9 Museums in Mitaka
This is one of the best theme museums I've ever been.
The site is set close to the lovely Inokashira park, and the museum itself is set in beautifully landscaped grounds which are really best enjoyed on a sunny day, particularly the rooftop garden.
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Memorial Ship MIKASA Yokosuka 46.0 km away
#1 of 17 Museums in Yokosuka
The ship and the museum is a work in progress, it is great to see it as it is now and I hope they will soon have one of the 12” turrets in “working order” to be able to see that marvel of engineering and how it wo...
Combined with Sarushima uninhabited island ferry ride (right next to this warship museum), you can spend a great half day here.
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama Saitama 31.6 km away
#2 of 23 Museums in Saitama
This museum tells you all about the different forms of bonsai, how to view bonsai, and the history of bonsai.
Great little museum that highlights bonsai.
National Museum of Western Art Taito 4.7 km away
#2 of 47 Museums in Taito
It's nicely laid out and flows very nicely so whereas some museums explicitly label the different areas- here you follow the route round and enjoy the journey from biblical portraits through to modern art.
... TOKYO Based on a bequest by the Matsukata Collection, the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, (NMWA), was set up in 1959 at the famed Ueno Park – the largest park in Japan and home to several great museums.
The National Art Center, Tokyo Minato 7.7 km away
#3 of 101 Museums in Minato
For art lovers, the art museums in Ueno Park, the National Art Center, and the museums around the Imperial Palace go hand-in-hand.
A few museums are as well set up as this one, which was incredible.
Kids Plaza Osaka Kita
#1 of 10 Museums in Kita
... just need a day where the kids are kept entertained for 3 - 5 hours :) This is a 4 storey building, which combines a little bit of a science museum, a mini role play kidzania, and an indoor playground all in one.
Also, there is a large community park that is adjacent to the museum with huge awesome slides.
Mori Art Museum Minato 7.7 km away
#4 of 101 Museums in Minato
I love to visit Contemporary Art Museums, Mori is one of my favorites by far.
The admission ticket is a bit pricey compared to other museums but if you consider that is a museum plus an observatory is slightly more acceptable.
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Museum of Oriental Ceramics Osaka
#2 of 164 Museums in Osaka
If you do enjoy oriental culture , stroll around this lovely museum, with a fantastic exposition of oriental vases and ceramic !
This is a beautiful and intimate museum located in a lovely park in the heart of Osaka.
Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan Uenokoen 5.0 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Uenokoen
This museum is really big and when I was there, it had a special gallery with Chinese taracotta soldiers.
This museum covers everything however, and we were fascinated to see the gaps around the two popularly covered eras filled in.
21 21 DESIGN SIGHT Akasaka 7.3 km away
#1 of 4 Museums in Akasaka
One of my favorites museums in Tokyo!
You can watch videos of pots being made at different eras, see beautiful examples of crafts, see films, and enjoy the quiet and serenity of the museum.
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National Museum of Japanese History Sakura 37.4 km away
#1 of 7 Museums in Sakura
Admittance price is 420 yen per person, If you are into museums and history you will love this one but give yourself plenty of time.
Located next to the Botanical Garden of Everyday Life the National Museum of Japanese History is the perfect place to spent a day soaking in the culture and beauty of Japan.
Byodo-in Temple Museum Hoshokan Uji
#1 of 6 Museums in Uji
Was totally enchanted by the Temple and grounds, Worth visiting the museum as entry is included in your ticket price.
Really recommend this temple museum with historical items of the main Temple!
Nara National Museum Nara
#1 of 36 Museums in Nara
One of the great museums of Japan
The main collection of Nara National Museum has an amazing collection of ancient Buddha statues and other Buddhist artifacts.