National Showa Memorial Museum (Showakan)
Showakan is a national memorial museum to commemorate Japanese suffering during and after World War II and to pass on this historical commemoration to later generations. The museum collects, preserves and exhibits historical documents on the life hardships suffered by the Japanese people, especially by the families of the war victims , both during and after the war (in the years of 1935 to 1955), providing younger people with an opportunity to learn about this era in Japans history. Up to the present date, the museum has collected approximately 18,000 items, including letters, clothes and daily commodities, and displays about 700 of them.'
Address: 1-6-1 Kudan-minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Admission Fee: 300 yen
Closed: Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following weekday), New Years holidays'
[Walk]JR Tokyo Station/On foot/5 min./Tokyo Metro/Otemachi Station/4 min./Kudanshita Station/On foot/10 min.