National Science Museum
National Museum of Western Art
The permanent collection here runs from medieval Madonna and child images to 20th-century abstract expressionism, but is strongest in...
This small temple inside Ueno-kōen is a subtemple of the once grand Kanei-ji.
Sprawling Ueno-kōen has wooded pathways that wind past centuries-old temples and shrines – even a zoo. At the southern tip is a large...
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
The Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Ballet all make regular appearances at this large hall inside Ueno-kōen. Prices...
Free tours of Ueno, conducted in English by volunteer guides, leave from in front of this cafe every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at...
7-20 Ueno-kōen · interesting places nearby
National Science Museum information
The Japan Gallery here showcases the rich and varied wildlife of the Japanese archipelago, from the bears of Hokkaido to the giant beetles of Okinawa. Elsewhere in the museum: a rocket launcher, a giant squid, an Edo-era mummy, and a digital seismograph that charts earthquakes in real time. There’s English signage throughout, plus an English-language audio guide (¥300).