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Ad Museum Tokyo (アドミュージアム東京)


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Japan's only advertising museum opened in 2002. They have a collection of approximately 320,000 items from the Edo period to the present day on display. There are few museums like it in the world. They aim to deepen the understanding of the social and cultural merits of advertising. Displays are split into a permanent exhibit focusing on the history of Japanese advertising and special exhibits of award -winning advertising from Japan and abroad and other original displays. Group tours are available with guided explanation of developments in Japanese advertising. Admission and tours are free. Some portions must be booked in advance.


Tokyo Minato-ku Higashi-shinbashi 1-8-2 Caretta Shiodome B2F (Tokyo / Ginza / NihombashiArea)

phone 0362182500


Review of Advertising Museum Tokyo

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Reviewed:2020/02/22 Fun, and free
This is probably not worth a special trip, but if you are visiting Hama-Rikyu gardens this is very close and worth an hour or more of your time, since it is free and rather fun (if you can find it...
Reviewed:2020/01/27 Excellent - well hidden but worth the trip!
I loved this museum. Very interesting exhibits on advertising in Japan, right from back in the Edo era, in a very modern and well designed museum with plenty of interactive exhibits. I especially...
Reviewed:2019/12/18 From ukiyoe to modern day
First class modern museum with lots of physical displays and touch screen photos and videos. Even made/stamped our own ukiyoe print.

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Tokyo Minato-ku Higashi-shinbashi 1-8-2 Caretta Shiodome B2F [map]
Tokyo / Ginza / NihombashiArea
Sunday, Monday
*Closed due to exhibition changes
Admission Free
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Not available (Charge) Parking Available
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Temporary suspension:Currently closed (information as of June 29, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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