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Sumo Museum

Travel Guide - Sumo Museum


Grand Sumo Tournaments are held six times a year, three of which are offered at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.
Even during the off-season, the Sumo Museum housed inside the Ryogoku Kokugikan exhibits 30,000 of Sumo related articles such as woodblock prints, Banzuke (official listings of rank) as well as Kesho-Mawashi (ceremonial aprons worn by Rikishi sumo wrestlers) to introduce the Japanese national sport. The exhibition is changed once every two months by theme.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 16:30


  • Saturdays, Sundays, and National holidays during the off-season

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free *Only Sumo audiences are allowed to enter during the season.

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from JR Ryogoku Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-3-28, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 130-0015


BB 🔥🍞 TheBurningBread @theBBao3 - 2020-03-26
@rile_sumo Okay so this happened to me, I built the new store and the museum (idk if that’s what triggered it) but… https://t.co/bRJxSuRXiD
🔌⚡robofingering🐻💕🤖 @robofingering - 2020-03-26
@rile_sumo I think the museum and store must be completed first! If Tom asks you to build a bridge that's the first step
I Love Japan @ jnto @jntocanada - 2020-03-24
Famous for sumo wrestling, Ryogoku is dotted with wonderful tourist attractions such as the Sumo Museum, Edo-Tokyo… https://t.co/7Ws28s1T4N
r⭕bussy boba ➡️ comms open!📌 @rk8inches - 2020-03-24
@RKsoGAY @rile_sumo But when y'all's see the museum it's worth it I cannae believe what blathers did in 48 animal hours
Round Museum @round_museum - 2020-03-22
Sumo Orange Round
What's in a name, that which we call an orange? So, the Sumo is a bit bigger with a quirky nobb… https://t.co/tCRD0ALRAM
Jason Harris @Sumo_Jason - 2020-03-08
@AbroadInJapan Go to Shimane instead... do the Hinomisaki Lighthouse, Izumo Taisha Shrine, Matsue Castle and the Ad… https://t.co/X0WlBX9AXU
The Japan News @The_Japan_News - 2020-02-29
Sumo museum attracts foreign tourists in Nara Pref.

https://t.co/DfFtd2lUod https://t.co/Bihn7UvfCw
Jazz Montez @JazzMontez_FfM - 2020-02-25
🦞 28th Feb/ Tama Sumo 🦐
EL BARRIO barrioeu invites you for a club night at Museum Angewandte Kunst! Tama Sumo is a… https://t.co/Tu9VXDxyTg
Gary Stainton @staintong - 2020-02-20
@yveyong @bevvo14 @abcnews There is a Toilet Museum in Tokyo that includes a display of a special enlarged and rein… https://t.co/BkjOKWITgu
Purifica Octavia Alejandro @Nicocoleeta - 2020-02-19
Went to the Sumo museum with my very own Sumo wrestler 👌🤷‍♀️ https://t.co/hzoDv4NxxS
Bickle bork @BickleKun - 2020-02-17
@DerekEsquire @Masa_Anchan1971 Theres also a kill toy store, Kiddyland there, as well as the National shrine and th… https://t.co/FL1mpGRWji
Mark Buckton🇬🇧 @MarkBuckton1970 - 2020-02-12
@csmagor feels nice to see your work displayed like that.
I used to do the monthly rotations of the Kokugikan's S… https://t.co/KxNaHQeN3B
Lisa Murgatroyd @lisamurgatroyd - 2020-02-11
@SamJonesMCR When are you heading out? I’m going 19th March - 5th April, plans so far include trip to Osaka (trying… https://t.co/1H90Xu6ZcL
Desmond B. Karcy @b_karcy - 2020-02-08
Founding Principal of Studio SUMO, Yolande Daniels speaks at Tulane School of Architecture . Walter Wisznia Memoria… https://t.co/DrMU7lKt6n
MoarLoot @moarloot - 2020-02-07
@HiveQueen_ Throw in a visit to the sumo museum and that's basically my dream vacation
Carlos Frutos @CarlosWFrutos - 2020-02-01
@marianotdead First Concert: Dvd2
Last Concert: Dvd2
Best Concert: Rogelio Aguas/U2
Worst Concert: Cualquier festiv… https://t.co/UobpIPlIp2
NARITASAN MUSEUM 【ENGLISH】 @NaritasanE - 2020-02-01
This event throws soybeans in hope of #happiness.
It's '#Setsubun-e'.
Japanese sumo w… https://t.co/VVm2nfP77T
Ramen Quest @Ramen_Quest - 2020-01-31
@JennRavenna Ryogoku area is really quite cool too, with the sumo history in the Kokugikan arena and the Edo-Tokyo… https://t.co/gIFS1ZzitB
David O'Leary @DOLeary100 - 2020-01-24
@PaulWellman_ Go to Hiroshima just for a day trip if needs be. Museum of Housing & Living in Osaka. Try to get to t… https://t.co/yMiZMfyQro
Rowland Gwynne @TheIronGuardian - 2020-01-20
Before you all yell at me, I've now seen three of them. The Sky Castle one, the old pre-Ghibli Lupin Cagliostro one… https://t.co/yUHm17GXs7
Ferxe @Ferxe02 - 2020-01-12
Couldn't take photos inside, but here are some outside

I havent watched a Ghibli movie myself, but looking at how… https://t.co/rRwbuPmcg3
azmil syahmi kessler @azmilsyahmi - 2020-01-12
Red Carpet Wax Museum @ i-City, Shah Alam – Travel At Malaysia https://t.co/c2Xd3uMZan https://t.co/fh4dzA80Qv
Tokyo Gov @Tokyo_gov - 2020-01-10
Did you guess correctly? The answer is Ryogoku! Visitors can enjoy Edo culture at the Edo-Tokyo Museum and a tradit… https://t.co/Y7BJWLI8bH
Rajiv Puvvada 🍜 @ 🇯🇵 @PyraRP - 2020-01-09
The Sumo Mice short at the Ghibli Museum is S Tier
sybil @sazyrock - 2020-01-06
Exploring the Ryogoku neighborhood of Tokyo: home of the Edo Museum, some tasty soba, the originator of the sushi w… https://t.co/9R2F3rPOhy
Kevin Chiat @kevinchiat - 2020-01-03
@ReneeYoungWWE I really like the Edo Tokyo Museum (it's right next to Sumo Hall there's a small Sumo Museum inside Ryogoku as well)
Dancing Ladies Palmer @jpalmerdubs - 2020-01-01
@tdrexplorer Although...I could go to the grand opening ceremony and the sumo museum...
Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2020-01-01
Sumo wrestling. Photo taken 1880, Japan, by Atelier Beato. Koeln Museum, Germany
#sumo #Japan #Japaneseculture… https://t.co/vnqI4hysmL
Piping Pipers Palmer @jpalmerdubs - 2020-01-01
@tdrexplorer Although...I could go to the grand opening ceremony and the sumo museum...
sbm @Scrubbing_Bublz - 2019-12-29
After arriving in Tokyo finally got to regroup with some others and went walking around town. Unfortunately the Sam… https://t.co/xXPCHdPqbd


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