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Sumida Hokusai Museum
Katsushika Hokusai was a world famous master painter of the ukiyo-e tradition that lived in the late Edo period. The Sumida Hokusai Museum is a popular museum located in the birthplace of Hokusai in the Sumida Ward of Tokyo where numerous masterpieces and a recreated model of his studio are on display. There are electronic touch panels with explanations in English and Chinese located near the works of art, making this museum a great place for foreign travelers to enjoy learning more about the master painter, Hokusai.
- 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
- 5-minute walk from the A3 Exit of the Ryogoku Station on the Oedo Line of the Toei subway, 9-minute walk from the East Exit of the Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line, 5-minute walk from the Toei Ryogoku Eki-Mae (Ryogoku Station) stop on the Toei Bus or Sumida-ku Loop Bus, located right in front of the Sumida Hokusai Museum (Tsugaruke Kamiyashiki Ato) stop on the Sumida-ku Loop Bus.
- Official Website
- Other Information
- Open: 9:30 – 17:30 (Entrance gate closes 30 minutes before closing time) Closed: Mondays (open in case of national holidays, then closed the following day), year-end holidays, the museum may also close on a temporary basis besides the dates above. Admission fee: General admission 400 yen, high school students/ university students/ vocational students/ 65 years or older 300 yen, admission free for middle school students or younger *The admission fee varies by exhibition.
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
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