The Edo-Tokyo Museum in Tokyo acquires and stores all kinds of materials related to the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo in order to pass them on to the future. The Museum also conducts research on a variety of information contained in these materials and presents the results in public exhibitions.
This exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to view some materials newly acquired by the Museum. In 2018, a total of 1807 items, including donated items, were successfully added to the Museum’s collection. We would like to sincerely thank all those who donated materials. Here we present some carefully selected acquisitions. Please enjoy this widely varied collection, ranging from ancient documents that tell the tale of history to materials more familiar in our daily lives.
Exhibition Period: Tuesday, March 10 to Sunday, May 10, 2020 (* Some exhibits will be rotated during the exhibition period.)
Days Closed: Mondays (however, exhibition will be open May 4)
Location: Edo-Tokyo Museum, Permanent Exhibition, 5th Floor Feature Exhibition Room
* Permanent exhibition admission fee applies.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum was opened in 1993 and has been in operation for about 30 years. During this time, the museum's facilities and equipment have deteriorated over the years, and the museum will be closed for major renovations, including a complete renewal of equipment and facilities.