National Museum of Japanese History

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The National Museum of Japanese History, known popularly in Japanese as Rekihaku, is a general museum of Japanese history that houses and displays some 200,000 artifacts of historical importance and cultural value that together help to tell the story of Japan's past. In developing its galleries, Rekihaku has endeavored to produce concrete, visual exhibits that facilitate an understanding of Japanese history and culture, relying on both the numerous authentic artifacts in its collection,and precise reproductions and scale models.

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Has a shopHas a parkingHas a restaurant/cafeHas a library/BookstoreAccessible to disabled persons

Opening hours

From 9:30 to 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open 9:30-16:30 from October to February. Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays. (12/27-1/4)


Adults ¥600; University Students ¥250; High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.


Address: 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8502
Phone: 050-5541-8600

From the South exit of JR Sakura Station, take the Chiba Green bus towards Tamachi Shako and get off at National Museum of History and Folklore. The venue is near from there.

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