On your visiting

In the interest of your comfortable visiting on our museum, and to preserve the valuable property for the future, kindly be cautious about the followings:

  1. Smoking is prohibited in the museum, since the most of architectures here is made of wood. In case that you smoke, please use the designated smoking area which is located nearby “Cannon for signaling noon”, in Center zone.
  2. In the interest of well preservation of properties, please do not touch accessories or exhibits in the architectures.
  3. We do not have slippers in the architectures.
  4. Please refrain from running around in the museum, or lean over windows for your safety.
  5. When you eat or drink something, please use “Old Warehouse-style Rest House” in East zone.
  6. In the interest of maintaining views of the gardens in the museum, please do not enter grass areas of gardens or break a branch of tree. Collecting plants in the museum is prohibited.
  7. Entering the museum with your pets or playing games as catch in the museum is prohibited.
  8. In the interest of preventing accidents, we may confine the admission in case of congestion.
    As for sketch in the museum, see “When you sketch” for your information.
    Also, for photography, see “When you photograph(general visitors)”.
  9. Please do not bring fires in the museum, since the most of architectures in the museum is made of wood.
    Also, please use bug spray but not flammable ones.

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For your information

There are some architectures where you can get into and view interiors. We recommend you to wear shoes easy on and off.

There are some architectures where you can get into and view interiors. We recommend you to wear shoes easy on and off.

We have free lockers in Visitor Center. Please leave your baggage there. Also, do not bring your umbrella in the architecture.

We have free lockers in Visitor Center. Please leave your baggage there. Also, do not bring your umbrella in the architecture.

Wheel chairs and strollers are available to borrow at the entrance. Please ask the information.

When you photograph

Please be considerate of other visitors when you photograph. We may ask for discontinuing it in case of congestion.

  • We may ask you the purpose of photography or filming if you accompany with models.
    In case we recognize it as a commercial use, which is charged at the museum, we ask you to discontinue it.
  • We do not accept Photography contrary to public policy.
  • Please refrain from changing or makeup for photography in the museum, including in toilets.
  • In case your photography is recognized as disturbing other visitors, we may ask you to discontinue it.
  • Please refrain from the use of flash in the architectures.
  • Please refrain from moving exhibits, fixtures or descriptions in the architectures.
  • Please refrain from the use of reflectors.
  • Please refrain from the use of props.
  • When you photograph other visitors, make sure to ask them and obtain their permission.

<The places and materials prohibited for photography>

■Please refrain from your photographing in the followings places:

  • Butsuma, a room for Buddhist altar, in the upper floor of Residence of Hachirouemon Mitsui.
  • Exhibition room (Occasionally, depending on the display).

■Please refrain from your photography entering the following places:

  • The garden of House of Kunio Mayekawa, House of Koide, Hose of Okawa in Den’enchofu, House of Georg de Lalande and Tea Arbor “Kaisuian”,
    and grass areas of House of Korekiyo Takahashi and House of Hachirouemon Mitsui.

<The places prohibited for the use of tripod>

  • Interior of the all architectures.
  • The garden which is designed to be an exhibit (the garden in front of Farmhouse of Tsunashima Family), and Teien, a stroll style garden (the garden of Hachirouemon Mitsui and Korekiyo Takahashi), and Tea Arbor “Kaisuian”, and the garden of House of Georg de Lalande.
  • Any narrow pathways of where the use of tripod may disturb other visitors.

As the above, the use of tripod is prohibited in the interior of architectures and some gardens.

*Advance application is required for photography for commercial use. Contact us for more detail.

When you sketch

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is an outdoor museum which is working in relocation and reconstruction of architectures invaluable in historic and cultural terms, and preserve them for the future. In the interest of well preservation of architectures and to be considerate of other visitors, we would prohibit the use of oil colors and acryl paints.
We appreciate your understandings.
And, please refrain from the use of any paints and colors, easels and chairs, eating and drinking in the following places:

  • Interior of the all architectures.
  • Grass areas.
  • The garden which is designed to be an exhibit (the garden in front of Farmhouse of Tsunashima Family), and Teien, a stroll style garden (the garden of Hachirouemon Mitsui and Korekiyo Takahashi), and Tea Arbor “Kaisuian”, and the garden of House of Georg de Lalande.
  • Any narrow pathways where sketching may disturb other visitors.

Although sketch without easels, chairs and paints, i.e. sketching with pencil or charcoal are allowed inside the architectures, please be considerate of other visitors not to disturb them. And please refrain from your sketch when congested.