Hina Dolls Exhibition

A special event at the Tokyo National Museum

Feb 23rd
Mar 21st
Venue: Tokyo National Museum When: Feb 23rd - Mar 21st 2021, 9:30am - 5:00pm

Each year on March 3rd in Japan, many families display intricate dolls in celebration of hinamatsuri, or Girls' Day. A special event taking place at the Tokyo National Museum until March 21st will explore these dolls in more detail, with a variety of them to appreciate - some even date back to the 17th Century.

Admission to the event is priced at 1000 yen. Advance reservations are required - please refer to the official museum website for more information.

Getting there

The Tokyo National Museum is easily accessible via several different train stations.

For those using JR lines, the museum is 10 minutes walk from either Ueno or Uguisudani Station.

For those using the Tokyo Metro subway, the museum is 5 minutes walk from Ueno Station (Ginza or Hibiya line), or 15 minutes walk from Nezu Station (Chiyoda Line).

If you opt to drive, the museum is around 5 minutes from the Shuto Expressway's Ueno Exit. Do note that there is no dedicated parking at the museum, however there are various paid lots in the surrounding area.

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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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Elena Lisina a month ago
This is my theme! Always came too late for Hinamatsuri!
Kim Author a month ago
It's nice that this exhibition runs a little later into March, although it's still hard this year because of all the travel restrictions!