Generated with sparks and insights from 1 sources

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

img15

img16

img17

Travel Tips

Adults entry fee is Β₯400. 1

Introduction

Permanent Gallery

  • πŸ–ΌοΈ Location: Fourth floor of the museum.
  • 🎨 Content: High-quality replicas of Hokusai's artworks.
  • πŸ“œ Information: Multilingual panels and videos provide detailed information about Hokusai's life and work.
  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ¨ Exhibits: Includes a display showing Hokusai with his daughter in his home.
  • πŸ“š Educational: Offers a deep dive into the artist's techniques and the history of ukiyo-e.

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

img15

img16

img17

<br>

Temporary Exhibitions

  • πŸ–ΌοΈ Location: Third and fourth floors of the museum.
  • 🎨 Content: Rotating exhibitions showcasing more of Hokusai's original artworks.
  • πŸ’΄ Admission: Requires an additional fee, which varies by exhibition.
  • πŸ“… Frequency: Exhibitions change throughout the year, offering new experiences for repeat visitors.
  • πŸ“œ Educational: Provides deeper insights into Hokusai's work and the ukiyo-e genre.

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

img15

img16

<br>

Architecture

  • πŸ† Designer: Sejima Kazuyo, a Pritzker Architecture Prize winner.
  • πŸ›οΈ Concept: Designed to be approachable from all sides, with walkways bisecting the building.
  • πŸ”² Structure: Features angular cut-outs and geometric forms.
  • 🌟 Aesthetic: Modern design that stands out in the traditional neighborhood.
  • 🌐 Integration: The architecture itself is considered a piece of art.

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

img15

img16

img17

<br>

Facilities

  • πŸ›οΈ Museum Shop: Located on the first floor, offering souvenirs and books.
  • πŸ“š Library: Small library with a good selection of English books on Japanese history, art, religion, and culture.
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Educational: Books about Hokusai and ukiyo-e are available for deeper learning.
  • πŸ›‹οΈ Comfort: Seating areas for visitors to relax and read.
  • πŸ“– Resources: Multilingual materials to cater to international visitors.

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

img15

<br>

Location

  • πŸ“ District: Located in the Ryogoku district of Tokyo.
  • πŸš‰ Access: 5-10 minute walk from Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line and Oedo Subway Line.
  • πŸ—ΊοΈ Nearby Attractions: Close to the Edo-Tokyo Museum, making it easy to visit both in one trip.
  • 🚢 Walkability: The museum is easily accessible on foot from the station.
  • πŸŒ† Neighborhood: The area is known for its historical significance and traditional houses.

img10

img11

img12

<br>

Hours

  • ⏰ Opening Hours: 9:30 to 17:30, with last entry at 17:00.
  • πŸ“… Closed: Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday), and from December 29 to January 1.
  • πŸ“† Special Closures: May close temporarily for other reasons; check the official website for updates.
  • πŸ•’ Entry Time: Visitors must enter at least 30 minutes before closing time.
  • πŸ“… Holidays: Open on national holidays if they fall on a Monday, but closed the next day.

img10

img11

<br>

Admission

  • πŸ’΄ Permanent Exhibition: 400 yen for adults, 300 yen for high school/university students and seniors.
  • 🎟️ Temporary Exhibitions: Separate fees apply, varying by exhibition.
  • πŸ‘Ά Free Admission: For pre-schoolers, elementary, and middle school students.
  • β™Ώ Discounts: Available for visitors with disabilities and their attendants.
  • 🎫 Ticket Purchase: Tickets can be bought at the ticket counter on the first floor.

img10

img11

img12

img13

img14

<br>

Travel Information
πŸ“žΒ Β Β Phone: +81 3-6658-8936
🌐   Website: https://hokusai-museum.jp/
πŸ•’Β Β Β Hours: See hours
πŸ“Β Β Β Address: 2 Chome-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0014, Japan
πŸ”—Β Β Β Profiles: X (Twitter) YouTube Facebook

<br><br> <div class="-md-ext-youtube-widget"> { "title": "One Minute Architecture: SANAA Sumida Hokusai Museum", "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg_eH9vML1U", "channel": { "name": ""}, "published_date": "Jan 4, 2017", "length": "" }</div>