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The Best Museums in Japan  

Kim Martinez
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A list of the most visited museums in Japan, with pictures. For some, "the most popular" means "the best", and these are definitely some of the most famous Japanese museums. Top museums are often major tourist attractions, and can be a museum of natural history, art, science, or many others. Early museums were collections owned by private individuals. Whether these collections were open to the public was up to the owner. Today, museums are institutions dedicated to the study and exhibition of art, artifacts, and other objects of importance. One can only imagine the collections necessary to make the museums on this list some of the most popular in the world.
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National Museum of Western Art is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Visitors: 1,513,249
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Tokyo National Museum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
Japan
Visitors: 2,273,634
3
Nara National Museum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
Japan
Visitors: 635,042
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National Museum of Modern Art,... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
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The National Art Center, Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
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Mori Art Museum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
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Ghibli Museum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Museums in Japan
Kyle Branan added Japan