The History of Sport in Japan – From the Edo Period to the Tokyo Olympics
Ends in 3 days
From casual pastimes to competitions and world records, “sport” in its various forms ignites the passions of people the world over. Through a wide range of exhibits which includes objects used by athletes, this exhibition looks at the history of sports, from the sport-like exercises and games of the Edo period, to the acceptance and popularization of modern sports from the Meiji era onwards, and Japan’s participation in the Olympics and later hosting of the games in Tokyo.
from July 06, 2019 to August 25, 2019
Adults ¥1000, University & Vocational Students ¥500, Seniors 65 & Up, High School & Junior High Students ¥500
From 9:30 To 17:30
saturdays closing at 19:30
Closed on Mondays
Note:On a Public Holiday Monday, the museum is open but closed on the following Tuesday.Opens during the Sumo matches in Ryogoku.