From samurai to parasites, in Japan, there’s a museum for seemingly everything.

Kyushu National Museum

See Japan through the lens of Asia at one of Japan's four National Museums.


The feel-good nostalgia of retro Tokyo.

Statue if Medama-Oyaji outside Sakaiminato station.

Tottori Manga Kingdom

Follow the manga brick road.

Moerenuma Park

Get in touch with art and nature at this stunning outdoor sculpture park just outside of Sapporo.

Tokyo Metro Museum

Get to know the wonders of Tokyo’s extensive subway system up close and personal.

View of the volcanic summit in the Japanese resort Unzen

Mt Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall

A moving museum and memorial.

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

Stroll through the streets of time.

Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

Get your hands dirty — or just view thousands of years of traditional art for free.

Ameya Yokocho market in between Ueno Station and Okachimachi Station.


Parks, museums, pandas and drinking in the daytime.

Naoshima Pumpkin

Top Museums to Visit on Naoshima

A guide to the main museums on Naoshima Art Island.