The Sumida Hokusai Museum

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Overview

Katsushika Hokusai, a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist, was born in Honjo-Wari-Gesui (presently the Kamezawa area in Sumida Ward, Tokyo) in 1760 and spent almost his entire 90 years of life in Sumida Ward where he created a large number of masterpieces. In honor of this outstanding artist whom many local citizens are truly proud of, the Sumida Ward opened the Sumida Hokusai Museum as a base to invigorate the local community and contribute to the region’s industry and tourism. The collection features an exhibit of Hokusai and his diciples. Exhibitions of research and many other activities of relationships between Hokusai and Sumida are held. 

Available Facilities

Detailed information

Address

2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida Ward, Tokyo

Business Hours

9:30~17:30(admission is 30 minutes before closure)

Holidays

Mondays when Mondays are national holiday open for the Monday and close on the next day year end and new year

Costs

General 400 yen, high school, career college and university students and 65 and more years old 300 yen

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