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Address: 1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 570-055777
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The brainchild of award-winning Japanese animation director Hayao...
The brainchild of award-winning Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki, this museum includes a theater showing film excerpts, a whimsical children's play zone, a rooftop garden, and exhibits related to his movies, including Spirited Away.
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A visit to wonderland

A must-see place for everyone who visits Tokyo. A piece of Japanese anime-history and a charming little museum. Mr. Miyazaki himself has designed the building and the design of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Pori, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

A must-see place for everyone who visits Tokyo. A piece of Japanese anime-history and a charming little museum. Mr. Miyazaki himself has designed the building and the design of the interior was inspired by the spa in his movie Spirited away (we had a guided tour and that's what the guide told us, anyway). There was an incredible amount of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

While this museum is really geared towards children, if you love Ghibli films, you will enjoy yourself here. It's important to get tickets ahead of time because the museum is small, so they can only allow a small group of people in at a time. You cannot take pictures inside. They have two gift shops, one with just books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I absolutely adored my visit to the Ghibli Museum located in Mitaka, Tokyo. It is a must see for fans of Studio Ghibli. It is quite a lovely walk to the museum (or alternatively, you can take the big yellow bus that the museum provides). Once you've arrived, there is often a big line to get in. Make sure you... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I visited the museum in May, literally the first visitor to arrive at the place because of excitement and not to risk our entrace time. Upon entrance, we were given a ticket, which is a real film of the animes by Ghibli (randomly given). For earliest entrance slot, you can go for the short movie screening right away. Don't miss... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I am a huge fan of Studio Ghibli and have been since I was a child. The fact that you cannot see many photos before hand makes the experience all the more breath taking when you do arrive. I'm a massive art appreciator and some things here brought me to tears because they were so gorgeous. You get a little... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was high on my list and I'm really glad I got to go. It's a must-see for Ghibli fans. The space has a really cool design that made me feel like a kid again, and some great exhibits for animation lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A beautifully set up attraction featuring some of the characters of Japans most loved cartoons. Great for kids too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A must-see for fans of Hayao Miyazaki. It is an inaccessible place for tourists so booking a tour guide is necessary. Most of the exhibits are in Japanese so a local tour guide is needed anyway to fully enjoy the experience. Watch out for the Oscar statue won by Miyazaki stashed in an obscure corner. It is meant as a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We have been fans of Ghibli animation films for a long time and finally we were able to visit this amazing museum. There is a bus that takes you from the train station to just outside the museum. The museum itself is like a huge old house with several floors and will intrigue any Ghibli fans. Cameras and videos are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you are a fan and familiar with many of the Ghibli studio movies, this is a wonderful museum. Our 9 and 18 year old sons are huge fans and we have seen many of the movies together. It is fun to see the various characters in surprising places throughout the museum. There is a good variety of exhibits. At... More 

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Address: 1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 570-055777
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Mitaka
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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