Museums in Tokyo – Part 1

Aside from plenty of parkland, Ueno is also the site of a dozen or so of Tokyo’s museums. We visited just three of them during our stay.

The first was the natural history museum.

Sights of Ueno Park

Sights of Ueno Park

It’s entrance, with its blue whale, is quite impressive. Much of the building was built around the turn of the century.

Sights of Ueno Park

But inside it was much more modern, and has what we thought was one of the best collections of dinosaurs in a public museum anywhere.

Sights of Ueno Park

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