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Edo Tokyo Museum is a museum of the history of Tokyo. The main features of the permanent exhibitions are the life-size replica of the Nihonbashi, which was the bridge leading into Edo (Tokyo). Edo Tokyo Museum, which opened in 1993, building covers 30,000 square meters and is modeled on the elevated – floor style warehouses of the past.
The museum covers the period from just prior to the Edo Period through to the recent past history of Tokyo. The Edo Tokyo Museum features many models of buildings and streetscapes of the different periods throughout the Edo to Tokyo period. The various models and displays depict life of the ordinary people as well as the elite.