General Information

Toyo Bunko (Komagome, Tokyo), founded in 1924, is one of the five largest Asian studies research libraries in the world and the oldest and the largest institution of its kind in Japan. The museum was opened to arouse wide interest in Oriental history as well as culture. The museum incorporates state of the art exhibition rooms and audio-visual equipment to show cultural treasures, source materials and artworks selected from the million volumes held. This innovative museum offers educational yet entertaining exhibitions on Oriental history. There is also a museum shop and a restaurant.

Toyo Bunko


About the Facilities

Toyo Bunko Museum
2-28-21 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0021, JAPAN
Tel: +81 3 3942 0280(Museum)
Tel: +81 3 3942 0400(Orient Cafe)
8-minute walk from the #2 Exit from Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote and Subway (Tokyo Metro) Nanbaku Line
7-minute walk from the A4 Exit from Sengoku Station on the Toei Subway Mita Line
15-minute walk from Sugamo Station on the JR Yamanote and Toei Subway Mita Line
1-minute walk from Kamifujimae Bus Stop for the Ueno #58 and Ochanomizu #51 Lines.
Every Tuesday. (When a national holiday falls on Tuesday, the museum is open on the holiday and is closed on Wednesday.) There will be temporary closure during the Japanese New Year's holiday and the other dates.
10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. (Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
Adults 900 yen, seniors (65+) 800 yen, college students 700 yen, high school students 600 yen, elementary school students 290 yen, group & pre-sale:20% off, disabled persons (+1 person) 350 yen.
【Facility Area】
About 700 ㎡(Including museum, shop, and restaurant)
Free parking
8 spaces are available for standard size cars.
5 spaces are available for motor coaches (reservation required)
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
【Restaurant (Orient Cafe)】
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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