The Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館, Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest national museum in Japan holds over 110,000 works of art and artifacts from across Japan and Asia, including 87 designated national treasures. The museum consists of six separate buildings, each with a different theme (Japanese gallery, Asian gallery, etc.). There is also a Japanese garden and tea house. Information in English is available.
LocationTokyo National Museum, 13-9 Uenokoen, Taito, Tokyo 110-8712
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Located at the north end of Ueno Park. 10 minutes from Ueno Station (Park Exit)
9:30-17:00 (until 18:00 at the weekend). Closed on Mondays unless it is a public holiday