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Explore All of Japan at the Japan Gallery

When you visit a new country, you should learn as much as you can about the country. And what better way to do that than by visiting the Japan Gallery at the National Museum of Science and Nature?

Time Travel with Japan's "Warlord" Clocks

Tokyo's Daimyo Clock Museum showcases unique Japanese clocks and the old way of measuring time used in the Edo period.

Hayabusa2 Capsule on Display at Museum

A capsule of Japan’s Hayabusa2 space explorer is put on display at a museum near Tokyo. The container returned to Earth in December, bringing back materials from the asteroid Ryugu.

All Aboard WWII Museum Ship Hikawa Maru

After 30 years of service at sea, the ship now serves as a maritime museum where you can stroll around the decks and witness the elegant first-class cabins, preserved as it was over a half-century ago.

Kyoto's Kyocera Museum of Art Gets a Facelift

Come learn about the incredible history of an art museum that survived World War II.

Japan’s Ancient Art Exhibit in Tokyo

This exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum features artwork from the mid-1600s through the early 1900s, with representations of Japan's transition through the ages.

Visit the Poo Museum from the Comfort of Home

The Poo Museum pop-up proved to be so successful, that long lines of fans were clenching in anticipation to get in. But, with COVID-19 keeping many facilities closed, customers can enjoy the museum from their own personal throne.

Top 10 Things To Do In Yokosuka

Read on to discover the top things to do in Yokosuka, Japan, if you want to experience this seaside community firsthand!

Upopoy National Ainu Museum Finally Opens

After delays, the Ainu now have an official space to showcase and preserve their unique cultural heritage at the Upopoy National Ainu Museum in Hokkaido. The center showcases the unique culture of the Ainu, an indigenous people in northern Japan.

Ceramics Workshop Designed by Kengo Kuma

Star architect Kengo Kuma puts his signature stamp on yet another building with this ceramics museum and workshop in Komatsu.

Ancient Ukiyo-e Battle Comes to Life

The "Folding Screen of Painted Sekigahara Landscapes" is welcoming visitors to Japan with an animated look at one of the nation's biggest battles.

A Visit to Japan's Keith Haring Collection

The only museum in the world dedicated to the works of Keith Haring, the legendary king of 1980's New York City street art, is is nestled in the forests of Yamanashi Prefecture.

Soar through the World's First Kite Museum

At the Kite Museum in Nihonbashi, you can explore over 500 unique kites, spanning through different historical eras and countries around the world.

Hakone's Venetian Glass Crystal Trees

Two crystal trees are wooing visitors at Hakone Glass no Mori Venetian Glass Museum, southwest of Tokyo.

Bringing a 70-Year-Old Sento into Modern Day

It’s said that in Tokyo every week another sento goes bust. One of those was Miyanoyu, located in the Nezu district of Tokyo.

Enter the World of Kabuki at Kabukiza Gallery

At the Kabukiza Gallery, you can discover the secrets of kabuki, such as the realistic sound effects, the extravagant costumes, and learn about all the stage secrets that you missed during the show.

The History of the World (Sorta) on 6 Floors

For a truly magnificent museum of not only Japanese history but world history, visit the Global Gallery in National Museum of Science and Nature. With nine exhibits across six floors, you'll find yourself in there for hours.

Flower Power at Takashi Murakami's Bar Museum

You've probably seen the signature bright smiling flowers of artist Takashi Murakami, but now you can enjoy his adorable art at Bar Zingaro.

An Oasis in the Middle of Tokyo

If you need a little fresh air in the middle of metropolitan Tokyo, why not check out Hibiya Park?

Salt Used to Create Stunning Sakura Artwork

Artist Motoi Yamamoto's latest work is a moving tribute to his family, the fallen petals in his life.

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