Tokyo 100 Years Ago- from photos by plant hunter E. H. Wilson

National Museum of Nature and Science

poster for Tokyo 100 Years Ago- from photos by plant hunter E. H. Wilson

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The Wilson stump on Yakushima bears the name of English botanist Ernest Henry Wilson, a plant collector known for his exploration of Asia. Wilson visited Japan from 1914 to 1919 and introduced the sakura cherry and the rhododendron to the West and contributed to the development of botany in Japan. This exhibition introduces Wilson’s photographs of Japan from 100 years ago.

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Performance “1914, Wilson, Tokyo, Sakura”
Date and Time: 4/13 (Sat) 14:00-16:00
Venue: National Museum of Nature and Science
Capacity: 100 persons



from April 13, 2019 to June 16, 2019


Adults and University Students ¥620, High School Students and under, Seniors over 65, Registered Disabled + 1 assistant free. Special Exhibition Fees may be charged separately.

Venue Hours

From 9:00 To 17:00
fridays closing at 20:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:On a Public Holiday Monday, the museum is closed on the following Tuesday. Closed on the new year holidays.


Address: 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
Phone: 03-5777-8600

5 minute walk from the Koen Exit of JR Ueno Station.

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