Ueno Shitamachi Museum
9:30am - 4pm
Allow 90 minutes
Closed: Monday, except on holidays; The day following a holiday; New Year holidays
Updated 30 June 2020
About Ueno Shitamachi Museum
A museum dedicated to the 19th century history of the working-class Shitamachi (“low city”) district. Has a number of displays recreating different homes from between around 1860 to 1920.
Nearby & Related
Tokyo National Museum
The main building (Honkan) houses the Japanese Gallery at the TNM. 24 exhibition rooms house sculpture, lacquerware, metalwork, swords, modern art and traditional Ainu and Okinawan culture, spanning from the prehistoric to the Edo era.
National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
A solemn memorial space dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
A world-class history museum dedicated to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Shitamachi Museum Annex
Set in a former liquor store, the free museum recreates a snapshot of the Meiji period, including shop implements, decor and advertising posters. The building itself dates back to 1910, and was open for business through until 1986.
A small museum exhibiting a handful of works from the Imperial Collection, including many rare and ancient works, some dating back to 300AD.
Kyu Asakura House
Constructed in 1919, the Kyu Asakura House was once the home of an influential politician. The house and beautiful garden are an excellent example of the Taisho period architecture and design.