The Ancient Orient Museum is a small private museum in Ikebukuro specializing in artifacts of the ancient Near East and Central Asia. Opened in 1978 it was the first such museum in Japan. Check the website for the latest exhibition details.
About a 15-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station, East Exit (JR Lines, Tokyo Metro subway, Seibu and Tobu Lines), or 6-minute walk from Higashi-Ikebukuro Station (Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line), Exits Nos. 6 and 7
10.00-17.00 (last admission 16.30). Evening Gallery: 10:00-20:00 on occasional Fridays when Evening Lectures are scheduled (admission up to 19:30). Museum maybe closed during exhibition updates.
¥600 adults | ¥500 students | ¥200 children. Short guides in English, Korean, and Chinese are available from the museum reception.