The Lawn (the area extending from the main building (the former Prince Asaka Residence) to Kaze, the sculpture by Yasuda Kan) and the Japanese Garden are now open to visitors. For your safety, some sections of the paths in the Japanese Garden are open to visitors only during the following hours:
October to March: 10:00 to 16:30
April: 10:00 to 18:00
The teahouse, only the ryureiseki (seated tearoom) is open to visitors. Please see the map below for the areas open to the public.
10:00 – 18:00
*Last admission to the garden is 30 minutes before closing.
• Second and fourth Wednesdays. (Open, however, if that day falls on a national holiday, then closed on the following day.)
• New Year Holidays.
* When the Museum is closed for the installation of a new exhibition, the Main Building and Annex will be closed, but the garden will be open.
○ Garden admission fees
Adults: ¥100 (¥80)
College and vocational students: ¥80 (¥60)
Junior high and high school students and seniors (65 and over): ¥50 (¥40)
• Figures in parentheses are group admission fees (for groups of 20 or more).
• Admission is free for elementary and younger students and for middle school students residing in or attending school in Tokyo.
• Admission is free for visitors (and one accompanying person) with a Physical Disability Certificate, Intellectual Disability Certificate, Rehabilitation Certificate, Mental Disability Certificate, or Atomic Bomb Survivor’s Certificate.
• Admission is free for seniors (65 and above) on the third Wednesday of each month.
* A ticket for admission to the Museum also admits you to the garden.
○ To Our Garden Visitors
To enable all visitors to enjoy the garden, the following are not permitted:
• Smoking, other than in the designated smoking area.
• Play using balls, rackets, or other equipment.
• Pets (except for service dogs).
• Alcoholic beverages.
• Using musical instruments, radios, or music players.
• Leaving trash in the garden. (To avoid problems with crows, if you eat or drink in the garden, take all your trash out with you.)
• Use of reflective sheets and other aids to photography. (Permission is required for photography for commercial purposes. For details, please contact the Museum.)
• Unattended preschool-age children. (Please accompany your preschool-age children in the garden.)
• Dangerous objects.
• Any other behaviors that would disturb other visitors.
The area within the red line is accessible only to visitors with admission tickets to the Museum.