Perhaps a little known fact today is that the ever popular
The museum itself is constructed along the lines of an elevated warehouse. At its highest point, the museum is as high as the
It is separated into 2 zones, namely the Edo Zone and Tokyo Zone. The Edo Zone focusing on the time between the 15th and 19th century, houses some impressive large scale replicas of buildings and structures. These include the likes of the famous
Moving onto the Tokyo Zone, which focuses its attention from the 19th century onwards, we see the steady emergence of Western influence. In this zone, the large scale replicas include that of
Items rescued after the disastrous World War II period are also on display.