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Sumo Museum相撲博物館

Museum / Science Museum

This museum is located within the Ryogoku Kokugikan, and was created to gather and preserve materials related to Japan’s national sport of sumo. The woodblock prints, banzuke (official listings of rank), and ceremonial aprons are sure to delight not only sumo fans but foreign visitors and children alike. In addition to exhibits that change at a pace of six times per years, photos of yokozuna (grand champions) adorn the museum as a permanent exhibition. Admission to the museum is free (though during the three Grand Sumo Tournaments held in Tokyo annually the museum is open only to people actually attending the tournament).

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place Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28 (Kokugikan 1F)
phone 0336220366

Review of Sumo Museum

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Reviewed:2018/11/17 Free but nothing special
Small place, very little to see and no photos allowed (why). It was closed during weekends. Certainly not worthy of a special trip, but worth a quick look if you are in the area as it is free - we...
Reviewed:2018/11/07 A visit whilst watching the Sumo
We were there whilst seeing the championships as otherwise may not have seen this small free museum and as it was the championships, it was centred on one famous historical sumo wrestler only with...
Reviewed:2018/09/11 Check out this historical area!
Most visitors would come here to see the sumo stadium and its small museum. Don’t forget the Edo museum which has some jaw dropping life sized exhibits. Things which one doesn’t see in modern Tokyo...

Details

Address

Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28 (Kokugikan 1F) [map]

Phone

0336220366

Hours
10:00-16:30(Latest entry16:00)
Closed
SaturdaySundayPublic holiday (some open), New Year's Holiday, replacement etc. There may be days when the facility is closed.
Fees
Free (A ticket for the Grand Sumo is required throughout Tokyo)
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available

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