Sumida Aquarium (Sumida Suizokukan), located in Sumida-ku, Tokyo, is an urban aquarium in Tokyo Skytree Town Tokyo Solamachi.

Located on the fifth to sixth floors of Tokyo Solamachi in Tokyo Skytree Town, the aquarium exhibits 10,000 aquatic creatures of about 400 species, including scorpionfish and water jellyfish.

In addition to the aquarium, there is a photo studio, an original store, and a café.

A visit to the Aquarium can be easily combined with visiting the Tokyo Skytree observation decks and there are some combined tickets available.

For more aquariums in Tokyo please check out our list of the best aquariums in Tokyo where you can find some more great marine museums.

Image Credit: Tokyo Navi via tokyo-park.net archive

Spot Name Sumida Aquarium
すみだ水族館
Address 1 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Access (by train) Oshiage Station (Hanzomon Line/Toei Subway Asakusa Line/Keisei Oshiage Line) Tokyo Skytree Station (Tobu Isezaki Line) The name of Narihirabashi Station on the Tobu Isezaki Line will be changed to “Tokyo Skytree Station” with the opening of Tokyo Skytree.
Access (by car) Mukojima Interchange on the Metropolitan Expressway Route 6 Mukojima Line (approx. 10 minutes) Komagata Interchange on the Metropolitan Expressway No. 6 Mukojima Line (approx. 10 min.)
Hours of operation 9:00 – 21:00 *Admission until 1 hour before closing
Admission Fee Adults: 2,000 yen High school students: 1,500 yen Junior high school and elementary school students: 1,000 yen Infants (3 years and older): 600 yen
Nearby Sightseeing Spots Edo Tokyo Museum, Kameido Tenjinja Shrine, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Asakusa Kaminarimon
Official Site Sumida Aquarium
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Water and Life: Penguins and Fur Seals Cradle of Life, Blessing of Water ~Tokyo Aquarium The approach after the entrance gate evokes a mysterious space
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Sparkling Water ~ Natural Waterscape Cradle of Life Part1: Memory of Water ~ Jellyfish Cradle of Life Part 2: Small Friends ~Aqua Gallery
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Nurture of Light and Water ~ Coral Reef Coral Lab Aqua Lab
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Sumida Lab Tide Pool Lab Micro Lab
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Aqua Academy Penguin Cafe Fur Seal Cafe
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Photo Studio Aquascope Connected Life – Tokyo Bay, Tokyo Islands
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Pacific Tuna Catshark Pseudespotted grouper
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Stingrays Green turtles penguin
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Enter Remarks Input Remarks Input Remarks
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Chinese sea eels Pacific sand eel Japanese shrimps
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Needles, not a thousand Shiny and shiny! Cute but poisonous

Image Credit: Tokyo Navi via tokyo-park.net archive

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