September 1 to April 30: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (visitors are admitted until 4:00 pm)
May 1 to August 31: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (visitors are admitted until 4:00 pm)
Every Monday (but open if Monday a national holiday)
The day after a public holiday (but open if the public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday)
Year-end/New Year holidays (December 28 to January 4)
The Institute may open on some of the above days on certain occasions.
|General public and university students||¥320|
|High-school students and younger||Free|
＊The admission fees have been revised since October 1, 2019 due to the consumption tax increase.
Persons aged 65 or over are admitted free. Please present some form of identification indicating age.
Disabled persons, plus one caregiver per disabled person, are admitted free. Please present your Disabled Person's Notebook or similar identification.
Persons wishing to re-enter the Institute on the same day are asked to inquire at the information desk.
Entrance to the Institute is free on May 4 (Greenery Day), May 18 (International Museum Day) and November 3 (Culture Day).
＊In recent years there have been problems with the increase in the numbers of red-eared sliders, black bass and bluegill. The release of species not native to a locale is extremely dangerous, as it threatens the original flora and fauna.