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National Museum of Japanese History

National Museum of Japanese HistoryNational Museum of Japanese History is located about 1 km west of Keisei-Sakura station in Sakura city.
In Japanese, it is called "Kokuritsu Rekishi-Minzoku Hakubutsukan". But the word is too long, then it is often called "Rekihaku" for short.

It is the first national museum about Japanese history, and was founded in 1981.
It is the important purpose to exhibit various historical materials, and additionally here is one of the research institutes of archaeology, historical science and folklore.

There are 5 exhibition rooms by period division.
Of course, some real materials are exhibited, but many sophisticated replicas and restored models are also exhibited because the old real materials made of paper, wood or fiber are fragile.

National Museum of Japanese History official website


How to get to here

By Keisei Line

  1. Get off Keisei-Sakura station by limited express (not Skyliner). About 54 minutes from Keisei-Ueno, about 50 minutes from Nippori.
  2. About 15 minutes walk from the station.

By JR Line

  1. Get off Sakura station on Sobu Line. From Tokyo station, about 40 minutes by limited express, about 58 minutes by local train.
  2. By route bus to "Tamachi-Shako", about 15 minutes from the station.



National Museum of Japanese History


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