National Showa Memorial Museum

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The National Showa Memorial Museum located in central Tokyo, is an important national facility for the collection, storage and display of items describing what life was like in Japan during and after the Second World War, and the unimaginable hardships that were endured by many Japanese people. "Showa" refers to the time period between 1926 and 1989 in Japanese history when Emperor Showa reigned over Japan. Take a look into what Japan was like during this time period, in terms of living conditions, the effects and hardships that was brought, and then ensuing baby-boom after the war.

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1-6-1 Kudan Minami, Chiyoda-ku
東京都千代田区九段南1-6-1 昭和館
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January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 10:00~17:30

※Final admission 30 minutes before closing.
・Mondays (If Monday is a national holiday or a substitute holiday, the museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day.
・Year-end and New Year's holidays (Dec. 28 to Jan. 4)

Regular Holiday
Admisson Fee
JPY300 / Adult

Age 65+: JPY 270
Student (please bring your student ID): JPY150
Discounts for groups and people with disabilities are also available.
Please see the official website for more information.

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