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Admission to the underground section of the Swimming Pool exhibit

Underground Section Closure Period
Due to maintenance work and exhibition changes, please be aware that the underground section of the Swimming Pool exhibit will be closed (no admission) during the following period:

2022
Monday, July 11–Friday, July 22
Monday, September 12–Friday, September 30

2023
Monday, March 6–Thursday, March 31
* The schedule after Friday, April 1, 2023 is TBD.

Admission to the Underground Section
To enter the underground section of the Swimming Pool exhibit, you must purchase an exhibition ticket (see bottom of this page), as well as reserve a time slot in advance or use the same-day waiting list.

1. Advance Reservations
Reservations are open 9:00 a.m. one week prior to your desired visit day (on the same weekday) to 11:59 p.m. the day before your desired visit day. If reservations are full, please refer to the Same-Day Waiting List section of this page.

Click here to visit the advance reservation site.(JP)

* Reservations will be closed when the maximum number of reservations available for each time slot is reached.
* Please come to the front of Exhibition Room 6 during your reserved time slot. Note that your reservation will be invalidated once your reserved time slot has passed.
* Refrain from making multiple reservations for the same party. (The museum reserves the right to cancel reservations at its discretion.)

2. Same-Day Waiting List
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays) on the day of your visit.

[1] Registration Website

On the day of your visit, you can register for the waiting list before you even step into the building. You can check the real-time status of the waiting list with your smart device. In addition, you will receive an e-mail notification when your turn is coming up.

Click here to visit the registration site.(JP)



[2] Ticket Machine by the General Information Counter

You can register for the same-day waiting list at the ticket machine located at the General Information counter by the Honda-dori entrance.

After you register, the machine will print a slip with a QR code. By scanning the QR code, you can check the real-time status of the waiting list, and you will be notified on your device when your turn is coming up.

* Both the registration site and the ticket machines only take same-day reservations.
* Reservations will be closed when the maximum number of reservations available for each time slot is reached.
* When you are called, please come to the front of Exhibition Room 6. Be aware that your reservation will automatically be cancelled 20 minutes after you are called.
* Please refrain from making multiple reservations on for the same party. (The museum reserves the right to cancel reservations at its discretion.)

Exhibition Ticket Purchases
・Kacchu Anatomy: The aesthetics of design and engineering (May 3–July 10)
・Forms of Hitogata (July 23–September 11)

Please note that the above tickets do not include admission to the underground section of the Swimming Pool exhibit.

During high traffic days, you may experience a long wait to purchase tickets the day of, so consider purchasing tickets online instead.

Click here for to purchase a Special Exhibition Web Ticket.

Web tickets are not available for Collection Exhibition 1 Vessels (May 21–October 16). Please purchase your tickets the day of at the ticket counter.