The Tokyo Toy Museum is located in Yotsuya, which is close to Shinjuku. While the name says it is a museum, there are plenty of toys for kids to play and only one small area which is only a display. In today’s world where many toys are electronic and plastic, this a great place for kids to experience older style wooden toys. They even have a box filled with wooden beads which kids can dive into. There are puzzles and toys which can amuse older kids and adults alike.
Open: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm (Ticket office closes at 4:00 pm)
Closed: Thursdays (if a national holiday, closes the following day), New Year’s holiday and special holidays.
Adults (junior high school and above): 800 yen
Children: 600 yen.
Pair ticket (1 adult and 1 child): 1,200 yen.
How to get there
Take the Tokyo Marunouchi line (red) subway to Yotsuya san-chome station. Leave the station via exit 2 and from there it is a 7 minute walk.
Have you been to the Tokyo Toy Museum? What did you think?
*Featured image courtesy of Kentaro Ohno, used with Creative Commons License.