National Crafts Museum: Requests to Visitors

Online tickets are recommended for all visitors.

Same-day tickets (valid only on the day) will be sell at the entrance, whenever time slots have not filled out.


Genreless kōgei

September 16, 2022 – December 4, 2022

Online purchase: 【e-tix

*After the time you booked, you can enter the museum. There is no limit on visit duration. When crowded, admission may be limited. You may be asked to wait for a while before entering.


And when visiting the museums visitors are requested for health and safety measures. Please following notes;

Information for, and requests to, visitors

  • To protect against the coronavirus (COVID-19), the museum asks that any individuals who meet either of the following criteria to refrain from visiting museum:
    *Your body temperature is higher than normal; you have a fever of 100 degrees F (37.5 degrees C) or higher; or you have cold symptoms such as cough, sneeze, and a runny nose.
    *You are in poor physical condition.
    *You have seen a doctor or taken medicine in the last 14 days because of a fever or other cold symptoms.
    *You are a close contact of someone with COVID-19.
    *You have travelled to any countries or regions on which the government has imposed restrictions on entry into Japan or any countries or regions for which the government requires people to submit to a period of observation after arrival in Japan, and/or have had close contact with any residents of such countries or regions.
  • We may take visitors’ temperature using thermometers at the entrance.
  • When crowded, admission may be limited, and visitors may be asked to wait for a while before entering.
  • If by any chance a COVID-19 carrier is detected in the museum, we will let you know on our website. Make sure to record the dates on which you visit our museum so that you can check later.
  • Wash and sterilize your hands often.
  • Recommended to wear masks and practice good etiquette when coughing. 
  • Minimize conversation without masks in the galleries.
  • Keep a safe distance from others to avoid contact.
  • Do not touch the walls, showcases and works.
  • Please let our staff know when you feel sick in the museum.

To safeguard against COVID-19, our museum takes the following measures:

  • An alcohol-based hand sanitizer is placed at the entrance.
  • Our staff members may wear masks to protect visitors and our staff from infection.
  • Spots accessed by the general public including elevators  are regularly sterilized and cleaned.
  • Some of the coin-operated lockers are not available.
  • The galleries are appropriately ventilated.
  • Our staff members consistently wash their hands and take their temperature.


We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.