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Tours of the Tokyo Main Library

Tours of the Tokyo Main Library

To introduce the facilities and functions of the Tokyo Main Library, we offer guided tours (available for age 18 or over). For further information, please contact us.

Guided tours in Japanese

Tours are available for age 18 or over. High school students cannot join a tour unless they are school library committee members (age 16 or over).

Contact for reservation and inquiry
General Affairs Section,
Service Administration Division,
Reader Services and Collections Department
Tel: +81-3-3581-2331 (switchboard)

Guided tours in English

Guided tours in English are available for non-Japanese visitors who are age 18 or over and do not understand spoken Japanese.
Japanese visitors accompanying non-Japanese visitors are also welcome to participate in the tour.
Number of participants
Up to 5 people per tour
The tour takes about 40 minutes to complete.
Either Mondays or Fridays, excluding national holidays
Starting time
Either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
We accept applications by email.
Please apply at least seven days in advance of the day you wish to visit the Library.
We do not accept requests for same-day tours.
Contact information
Branch Libraries and Cooperation Division,
Administrative Department
E-mail: kokusaiat n d l dot g o dot j p

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