The History of Sport in Japan -From the Edo Period to the Tokyo Olympics

From casual pastimes to competitions and world records, “sport” in its various forms ignites the passions of people the world over. Through a wide range of exhibits which includes objects used by athletes, this exhibition looks at the history of sports, from the sport-like exercises and games of the Edo period, to the acceptance and popularization of modern sports from the Meiji era onwards, and Japan’s participation in the Olympics and later hosting of the games in Tokyo.

Last updated: 30 May, 2019

6 July, 2019 - 25 August, 2019

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Adults: 1000 yen / College and vocational students: 500 yen / elementary and junior-high and high school students, and seniors( 65 and over) 500 yen

Edo-Tokyo Museum

1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo