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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka 181-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 570-055-777
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Though this museum may be a bit difficult to get to, it will be worth any effort. The imaginative creators have spared no imagination on this amazing place. It is like no museum around, with a subject matter like none around. I do not want...More

Thank eug w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an excellent time at the Ghibli Museum and would certainly recommend it. It’s fun and interesting to witness the inspiration and process that went in to the making of these fantastic movies.

Thank lee w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bought tickets 1 month in advance. The wait was worth it . The kids loved the location the museum and the cafe. A must if you cone to Japan.

Thank waltdiesel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage girls and I thoroughly enjoyed the museum as we are big fans of Miyazaki. Husband which is not a fan didn’t find it as interesting. It’s a really small museum with photography restriction. And it’s crowded. But the exhibits are beautiful and well...More

Thank Eva R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you've only seen one or two films, the Studio Ghibli museum is worth visiting. The whole building is magical, from the spiral staircases to the history of animation room. Make sure to get a grape icecream from the cafe while you're there, they...More

1  Thank 970dannii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been trying to book ticket to visit for a while. Always a little too late. This time I planned well ahead and made sure the museum is the first place I visit after arrival, It’s a must if you are fan of the...More

1  Thank Olivia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this on behalf of my 15 year old who went to the museum. My son and I are both Ghibli fans. Tickets are quite difficult to obtain and we only managed to get a single ticket so I took him there and...More

Thank 8pairs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We grew up watching Totoro, Kiki and other Miyazaki movies so it was wonderful to see how the animation was done before CGI. The drawings on display were amazing and the detail and attention paid to color, emotion, reactions and simple gestures were incredible. There...More

Thank mimo01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to get tickets so we went through an agent - had to pay over the odds a bit but boy was it worth it. They don't allow pictures to be taken which I think its brilliant, keeps you focussed on the moment. A must...More

1  Thank sharjeels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure I can put into words how much I loved my experience here. I have long been a fan of Ghibli, but haven't even touched on the back catalogue of masterpieces. This museum inspired me to go and buy as many of the...More

1  Thank Ben F
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Sherly Y
12 January 2018|
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Response from yyunz | Reviewed this property |
Get the earliest time slot, so that even when there is a large crowd, you can take your time to view the exhibits:) ENJOY!
2 January 2018|
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Response from pkg12200 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to wait until the 10th of March at 10 am Japanese time and then you can buy them on the Lawson English site. Make sure that you warn your credit card company that you are making a charge in Japan that week or... More
5 December 2017|
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Response from Edinburgh1988 |
Final update - After difficulties getting a pre-paid credit card on time I tried my debit card and it worked! Just wanted to post in case it helps anyone else :)