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The Main Hall of Horyuji: Ancient Sanctuary of Buddhist Art

The Main Hall of Horyuji: Ancient Sanctuary of Buddhist Art

See every treasure hidden in the sealed inner sanctum of the Main Hall.

All of treasures, which are inaccessible in the inner sanctum of the Main Hall that lies at the center of Horyuji Temple, have now been recreated using virtual reality technology.

July 14, 2021 – Oct 10, 2021

About us

Journey through Time and Space to Discover Cultures with VR

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater is a space to experience new ways of appreciating cultural assets with VR (virtual reality). You can feel as if you were actually traveling through a time in history with ultra-high definition 4K images, a large screen that projects cultural assets vividly, and a live session guided by a navigator. Please enjoy discovering new allure of cultural assets.

Visitors information

  • open (12:00/13:00/14:00/15:00/16:00)
  • open (11:00/12:00/13:00/14:00/15:00/16:00)
  • closed
  • today

Screening schedule

Wed, Thu, Fri
12:00/13:00/14:00/15:00/16:00

Sat, Sun, Holidays
11:00/12:00/13:00/14:00/15:00/16:00
* Running time : about 35 min.

* All visitors must make an online reservation to the museum.

* Screening times are subject to change.

* Admission starts 5 minutes prior to screening.

* You may not enter/exit mid-way through the program.

* Please purchace tickets ahead of screening time. (Tickets are sold on the day only.)

Fee

High school students and above 600yen
Elementary and junior high school students 300yen
Pre-school children / Persons with disability and one person accompanying them FREE

* One-time fee per exhibit

Access

Tokyo National Museum
Toyokan(Asian Gallery)-B1F :
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

  • (JR Line) 10 minutes from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
  • (Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes from Ueno Station
  • (Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes from Nezu Station
  • (Keisei Line) 15 minutes from Keisei Ueno Station