Rounding out my exploration of Ueno's museums is the highlight of the park's cultural attractions.
found on Wikipedia's page.
The museum is designed with foreigners in mind; English (and other language) information is widely available. It's open 9:30-5 pm or later every day except Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday). Admission is 600 yen, a small price to pay for a great look at Japan's historical artifacts. You can easily get there from Ueno Station; it's at the north end of Ueno Park.
Now that I've finished with Ueno Park (I haven't been to the zoo or the recently-reopened Metropolitan Art Museum) I can move on to other locations in Japan! Kyushu, here we come...