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Ghibli Museum

1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka 181-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 570-055-777
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Tokyo Studio Ghibli Museum and Ghibli Film Appreciation Tour including Lunch
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka 181-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 570-055-777
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Reviewed yesterday

Ghibli films are some of the most human works of art committed to film, not to mention the aesthetic wonders of its arts and animation. The Ghibli museum in Mitaka City is itself a wonder in design for children and adults alike. My favourite parts...More

1  Thank D500QImatthewl
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Reviewed yesterday

A must for any level of anime fan, this museum is small and well laid out. We especially liked the first floor room on your right dedicated to the history of animation, from the old spinning lanterns, through Edison improvements, to the more modern colored...More

Thank DrZ63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love the whole process of how animated films are produced. It would be such a pleasure to be able to spend time here when it is less crowded but I doubt that ever happens as Ghibli films are so popular. After visiting the...More

Thank debitkorver
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ghibli Museum is really cool if you're a fan of the artistry and animation of their movies. Obtaining tickets is really difficult as you'll read in other reviews. They are only purchased online one month in advance and they sell out immediately. The museum...More

Thank LuxeFamilyFun
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the must visit places when you go to Tokyo. You just have to book your tickets one month in advance before your trip

Thank Caren A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the tickets were so hard to get hold of this was my biggest disappointment during my entire japan trip. Basically it was one long queue/line from start to finish. There was never anytime to properly see or read anything because you were being pushed...More

Thank Global_Traveller_a-z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really a must visit for Tokyo Trip unless you are Ghibli Fans. Place is not big spent about an hour you can covered all. Photo or Video are not allow when visit inside museum. thats 1 show included but unfortunately the show is in...More

Thank YYSen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally managed to enter this museum after a few failed attempts since our first visit to Tokyo years back. Tourists who did not buy tickets beforehand would not be able to enter the museum. No tickets will be sold at the museum. Hence, do not...More

1  Thank Edward W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Ghibli Museum with much anticipation. We love the films and the characters are part of our family culture. We’d spent late night after late night in the UK on the internet trying to get the very limited number of tickets (which constantly...More

3  Thank tonytonychoppa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third time was a charm to finally secure tickets to the Ghibli Museum. For overseas visitors JTB offers the earliest access to tickets but they add handling and shipping charges. I logged into their registration website 4 months in advance of my visit and never...More

3  Thank wireless_in_CA
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Marie N
June 24, 2018|
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Response from tonytonychoppa | Reviewed this property |
We used Lawson. You don’t need to use websites like that anymore they changed it recently. If you Google Lawson tickets you should find it. Downside to this is you have to get up in the early hours of the morning and you... More
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from JoViTheFun | Reviewed this property |
The last time I booked the tickets through the website on my own, I did received a link for the tickets thru email. I had used this link to retrieve the ticket for printing. Maybe you can retrace the email, login again to... More
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Lisa O
May 9, 2018|
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Response from 8pairs | Reviewed this property |
My experience also is that they are strict on times. It does not hurt to ask though.
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