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Edo-Tokyo Museum

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The museum allows visitors to learn about the history, culture and lives of people in Edo-Tokyo. In the permanent exhibition area are life-size models of Nihombashi Bridge and a drama theater in the Edo Period, as well as models of the Rokumeikan Hall and the brick streetscape of Ginza in the Meiji Period, showing what life was like at the time through three-dimensional exhibits. A wealth of real-life materials including ukiyoe paintings, kimonos, and daily household items are also exhibited to coincide with the changing of the seasons, allowing visitors to enjoy learning about the history of Edo and Tokyo.

Street address

1-4-1, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo



  • 1 minute by foot from the A4 Exit of Ryogoku Station on the Toei Subway Oedo Line


  • 3 minutes by foot from the West Exit of Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line

Opening Hours

9:30 - 17:30
(9:30 - 19:30 on Saturdays)
* Doors close to new visitors 30 minutes before closing time.


Mondays (the following Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday)


Permanent exhibition area
General: 600 yen
University students: 480 yen
Over 65, high school students, junior high school students: 300 yen
Elementary school students and preschool children: Free



Best season

All year


Visitors can listen to an explanation of the permanent exhibition using a headphone receiver.
A deposit of 1,000 yen will be required, which will be refunded upon returning the receiver (audio guides available in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean)

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