The National Museum of Japanese History or known as Rekihaku is run by the government, a well-designed museum that features the largest comprehensive history, culture, folklore of the Japanese people.
It has 35,000 square meters of exhibition halls, the museum is divided into six thematic galleries and exhibits historical materials lined from old to modern times.
Information is provided on up to 22,000 items in the collection.
The permanent exhibition spans six galleries that covers a period from prehistoric times to modern Japan. It is highly visual and often include English guidance, making the museum very accessible to international visitors. There is also a seventh gallery that hosts temporary exhibitions.
The museum complex and its surroundings also contain several other sites of interest, including an archaeological site, several preserved samurai houses, a large park and a botanical garden.
It's a 20-25-minute walk to the west of Keisei Sakura Station (Keisei Main Line)
The museum opens at 9:30 to 17:00 on March through September; 9:30 to 16:30 on October through February. Admission ends 30 minutes before closing.
It is closed during Mondays, Tuesday if Monday falls on a national holiday. Also closed on December 27 to January 4.
Admission fee is 420 Yen (permanent exhibitions). varying fees for temporary exhibitions.
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