Opening hours 10:00-17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Closed Mondays (except national holidays), weekday immediately following a national holiday, New Year’s holiday period, special closures
→Museum opening calendar
Admission fees Adults 400 yen (320 yen)
Children (ages 6-18) 200 yen (100 yen)
*Prices inside ( ) are group rates for groups of at least 20 persons.
Admission fee exemptions & discounts
  • Admission is free of charge for holders of a physical disability certificate (rehabilitation certificate) or mental disability certificate, and their helpers will be admitted at half-price.
  • Members of the Paper Museum Associates can enter the Museum free of charge upon showing their membership certificate.
  • A common ticket for tours of “3 Museums in Asukayama” (Paper Museum, Kita city Asukayama Museum and Shibusawa Memorial Museum) is available for purchase (adults 800 yen, children (ages 6-18) 320 yen) (valid for 3 months).
  • We participate in the “Grutto Pass”. 
  1. Reservationsfor groups of 20 or more persons or participation in Hand Paper Making Workshop
  2. Reservations for school


Access / Map

The Paper Museum is located within Asukayama Park in Kita-ku, Tokyo. The nearby JR Oji Station is about 20 minutes away from Tokyo Station on the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line. This location is easily accessible from Ueno, Asakusa and Ikebukuro.


JR Keihin-Tohoku Line Get off at Oji Station (South Exit) 5 min. walk

Namboku Line (Tokyo Metro) Get off at Nishigahara Station 7 min. walk

Toden (Streetcar)

Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) Get off at Asukayama Stop 3 min. walk


Toei Bus Get off at Asukayama Stop  4 min. walk

Kita-ku Community Bus  Get off at Asukayama Park Stop 3 min. walk

*No exclusive parking available. Please use the Asukayama Park parking lot (charges applied).

Access from major stations

Location & contact information

1-1-3, Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0002
TEL +81-3-3916-2320    FAX +81-3-5907-7511
Email →Please use Contact form.


Paper Museum’s Requests to Visitors

Please cooperate with the following points in order to protect the items on display and ensure that many people can enjoy viewing the works.

Eating and drinking (including bottled water, candy and gum, etc.) is not allowed inside the Museum.

Smoking is prohibited inside the Museum.

Visitors are free to take photos/movies for personal use only, but flash photography and use of tripods are prohibited. (Note that certain works and images cannot be photographed.)

Please set your cell phone to silent mode, and refrain from talking on the phone while inside the Museum.

For writing implements, only pencils can be used inside the Museum. (Pencils are available to borrow from reception.)

Please do not touch the displayed items and display cases.

When talking, please be considerate so as not to bother other visitors.

Pets, plants and hazardous materials cannot be brought into the Museum. (However, viewing with guide dogs, hearing assistance dogs or service dogs is allowed.)

Please make sure that you follow instructions from the Museum staff in the Museum.