Volunteers give free tours of the permanent exhibition areas. Tours of the permanent exhibition areas are offered in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
※ Tours in some languages are unavailable on certain days.
If interested in a tour, please request at 6th-floor Volunteer Guide Reception Counter.
(lasts approx. 1.5 to 2 hours)【Reservations accepted from 10:00 - 15:00】
Permanent Exhibition Audio Guide Rental
9：30–17：00（Until 19:00 on Saturdays） Visitors can listen to an explanation of the permanent exhibition using a headphone receiver.
A refundable deposit will be required. (Audio guides are available in Japanese, English, Chinese(Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), Korean, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Thai, Portuguese and Malay.)
※Rental location:6th-floor Audio Guide Rental Counter. (return to 5th-floor Audio Guide Return Counter)
※Security deposit ¥1,000. The deposit will be refunded.
Rental location: First-floor Information counter, 6th-floor Permanent Exhibition Area Entrance
Baby Strollers may be rented free of charge on the 1st and 6th floors.
The room is equipped with baby bed. Please feel free to use it.
（free; deposit a ¥100 coin, which is returned after use） The coin lockers are 40 cm high, 35 cm wide and 43 cm deep.
Large bags can be deposited at the information counter on the 1st floor.
Requests from the Museum
Long umbrellas cannot be taken into the exhibition areas. Please leave umbrellas at the umbrella stand.
Large baggage cannot be taken into the exhibition areas. Please leave it in the coin-return lockers or at the information counter on the 1st floor.
Running and frolicking on or near escalator or stairs or in the exhibition areas are prohibited because it is dangerous and bothersome to other visitors.
Eating and drinking (including candy, gum and soft drinks) in the exhibition areas are prohibited. Please use the lounges on the 3rd floor.
In case of emergency, follow the instructions of the staff and emergency broadcasts.
9:30 – 17:30
Monday (When a national holiday or its substitute falls on a Monday, the Library is OPEN. and is closed on the following day.)