Visit: Museums

2019.12.06 NEW
Not just Another Museum: a Visit to the Hokusai Museum in Ryogoku
Despite this title, I really like going to museums. Even if my knowledge is limited, I like looking at art and I also like visiting history museums as
2019.11.22
Old Shimbashi Station: The Birthplace of Japan Railways
Ever since western traders brought model locomotives to Japan at the beginning of the Meiji Restoration, the country has enjoyed an insatiable love af
2019.08.16
teamLab Planets: Immerse Yourself in Digital Art
After the international success of teamLab Borderless, it didn’t take long for the teamLab group to create a follow-up exhibition, teamLab Planets. At
2019.06.25
The Natsume Soseki Memorial Museum: Celebrating the Life of Japan's Most Influential Modern Novelist
Natsume Soseki is a name that is immediately familiar to anyone who has endeavored to study Japanese. Born in 1867 in what we now know as Shinjuku, To
2019.06.14
Travel through Time at the Minato City Local History Museum
Tokyo is a city of cities, officially divided up into 23 wards. Each ward has its own unique character and history, however Minato Ward (also known as
2019.05.31
Toyota Mega Web: A Celebration of All Things Automotive
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Mega Web, a free theme park in Tokyo dedicated to all things Toyota. Mega Web is more fascinating than ever be
2019.05.17
Does teamLab Borderless Deserve a Spot on Your Tokyo Travel Itinerary?
With countless articles and videos covering the world-famous teamLab Borderless digital art museum, I was hesitant to add yet another write-up to the
2019.03.22
The Taito-Ku Shitamachi Museum: Reliving the History of Ueno
The Ueno district of Tokyo is often overlooked despite being home to several major attractions including a vast park, an array of amazing museums, and
2019.03.01
The Sumida Aquarium: Explore an Underwater World below Tokyo Skytree
Japan is home to some of the world's largest and most fascinating aquariums. Although nothing can compare to the extraordinary Okinawa Churaumi Aquari
2018.09.03
The Samurai Museum: An Exclusive Shinjuku Experience Nearly 700 Years in the Making
What are the first things that come to mind when you think of Japan? Chances are that “samurai” was one of the first words that popped into your head.
2018.07.10
3 Shinjuku Museums to Visit on a Rainy Day
Be it a brief squall or a torrential downpour, bouts of rain are a fact of life when traveling in Tokyo. Therefore, it's best to have backup plans in
2018.03.23
Tokyo Fire Museum - Learn about Tokyo's Past through its History of Fighting Fire
The Fire Museum, or “Shobo Hakubutsukan”消防博物館, located on the intersection above the Yotsuya san-chome station, is Japan’s only museum entirely dedica
2018.02.10
The Shinjuku Historical Museum: a nicely arranged museum with interesting exhibits of Tokyo’s past
If you’re stuck in Tokyo on a rainy day, how about visiting a museum and learning about the history of Shinjuku? It might sound boring, but Shinjuku c
2016.10.10
A half day walk-and-eat tour in the Sumo town of Ryogoku! Don’t miss the historical sites, museums, and foodie destinations. Vol. 1
Do you know the traditional Japanese sport of Sumo? Ryogoku is famous for Sumo, because there have been many sumo stables located here since ancient t
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2016.06.24
Samurai, Kabuki, Sushi. Let’s experience old Tokyo at the Edo-Tokyo Museum!【江戸東京博物館】
Samurai (侍), Geisha(芸者), Ukiyo-e(浮世絵), and Kabuki(歌舞伎). You might be familiar with some of these Japanese words before visiting Japan. However, do you