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Continuing south from the Science Museum brings you to the National Museum of Modern Art (Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan). The permanent exhibition here features Japanese art from the Meiji Period (1868 -- 1912) onwards, but check the website (www.momat.go.jp/english) for special exhibitions.

Continuing south from the Science Museum brings you to the National Museum of Modern Art (Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan). The permanent exhibition here features Japanese art from the Meiji period onward, but check the website for special exhibitions.

新宿御苑 (Shinjuku Gyoen) in 東京, 東京都 - Shinjuku Garden - Late March/early April (Cherry Blossoms) or during autumn for maple trees from mid November/mid December  http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3034_001.html

Take the JR Yamanote line to Shinjuku, south exit; walk east down Koshu Kaido, a main thoroughfare. Or take the Toei Shinjuku line to Shinjuku-Sanchome.

Tokyo National Museum.  One of the oldest museums in Japan and has one of the largest art collections.

One of the oldest museums in Japan and has one of the largest art collections.

東京国立博物館 (Tokyo National Museum) in 東京, 東京都

東京国立博物館 (Tokyo National Museum) in 東京, 東京都

Hold onto your ticket stub from the National Museum of Modern Art, which gives you free admission to the nearby Crafts Gallery (Bijutsukan Kogeikan), housing a good display of crafts such as ceramics, lacquerware and dolls.

Hold onto your ticket stub from the National Museum of Modern Art, which gives you free admission to the nearby Crafts Gallery (Bijutsukan Kogeikan), housing a good display of crafts such as ceramics, lacquerware and dolls.

South of the Budokan is the Science Museum (Kagaku Gijutsukan), a decent rainy-day stop for those with children in tow, especially since most exhibits are interactive. An English booklet is provided with entry.

South of the Budokan is the Science Museum (Kagaku Gijutsukan), a decent rainy-day stop for those with children in tow, especially since most exhibits are interactive. An English booklet is provided with entry.

The Tokyo National museum is the one museum in Tokyo worth a spot on your itinerary.

The Tokyo National museum is the one museum in Tokyo worth a spot on your itinerary.

The National Museum of Western Art (Kokuritsu Seiyo Bijutsukan) has a respectable, though rather indifferently displayed, permanent collection. It frequently hosts special exhibits (admission varies) on loan from other museums of international repute.

The National Museum of Western Art (Kokuritsu Seiyo Bijutsukan) has a respectable, though rather indifferently displayed, permanent collection. It frequently hosts special exhibits (admission varies) on loan from other museums of international repute.

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