Times of the Samurai (tentative title) 

  • Special Exhibition
  • Advance Notice

Times of the Samurai (tentative title) 

December 14, 2023(Thu.) - February 25, 2024(Sun.)
Hokusai's Musha-e are depicted with an awareness of expressing the movement of the figures as printings, even when they are wearing armor. This exhibition introduces some of Hokusai's depictions of people, focusing on his Musha-e. Works depicting real historical samurai figures, from ancient times to the Sengoku period ("Warring States period") as well as swords and armor, will be introduced, bringing us closer to the era of samurai who wielded power in Japanese history. *Musha-e is a type of Japanese ukiyo-e. It is one of the genres of ukiyo-e and represents warriors and samurai from Japanese history and mythology.
December 14, 2023 - February 25, 2024
9:30-17:30 (last admission 17:00)
Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday)
Exhibition room
3rd floor exhibition room,
and 4th floor exhibition room
Sumida City, The Sumida Hokusai Museum
Katsushika Hokusai,
 Kamakura no Gongorō Kagemasa and Torinoumi Yasaburō Yasunori,
The Sumida Hokusai Museum

Katsushika Isai,
 Flowers, Birds, Landscapes Illustrated, Vol. 4,
The Sumida Hokusai Museum
*Unauthorized reproduction or diversion of work-images is forbidden.
*Some exhibits will be changed during the exhibition period.

Admission Fees

Aged 65 or above
J.H.S. student
Visitors with disabilities
E.S. student


Not available for advance tickets and group discounts.
Junior high, high school, and university students (including technical college, vocational school, and special training college students) will be requested to show student ID.
Adults 65 and over will be requested to show a document verifying age.
Persons with a certificate such as the following plus one accompanying person are admitted at a discount charge: physical disability, intellectual disability, rehabilitation, mentally handicapped health and welfare, atomic bomb victim health notebook, etc. (Please show your certificate at time of admission.)
Use of these tickets is limited to the day on which the exhibition is visited and allows you to see AURORA (Permanent Exhibition Room) and Exhibition Plus Room, too.


     Access Map...here
  • 5-minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Ryogoku Station A3 exit.
  • 9-minute walk from JR Sobu Line Ryogoku Station East exit.
  • 5-minute by Sumida Loop Bus from the JR Sobu Line Kinshicho Station North exit. Get off at the “The Sumida Hokusai Museum (Tsugaruke kamiyasiki ato) Stop”. 

The Sumida Hokusai Museum measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19

 Visitor Guidelines: Health and Safety During Your Visit for Keeping us All Safe 
 All visitors are required to...here.​
 Please check The Sumida Hokusai Museum's official website for details before visiting.