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Ghibli Museum

1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka 181-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 570-055-777
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A ‘must-do’ for any fan of Studio Ghibli, Japanese animated films

Firstly, a confession – I am not, by any means, a devotee of Studio Ghibli nor Japanese animated... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gold Coast, Australia
Well Worth It!

I absolutely love the Ghibli Museum, if you're a fan it is a spectacular experience where you see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka 181-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Firstly, a confession – I am not, by any means, a devotee of Studio Ghibli nor Japanese animated films. In fact, I had only seen a couple of their feature films. Having an interest in graphics and art, however, I was intrigued by the museum...More

Thank sand2skis
Reviewed 3 days ago

I absolutely love the Ghibli Museum, if you're a fan it is a spectacular experience where you see never before seen footage and can purchase items from the movies that can't be found anywhere else. We went in October early in the morning and i...More

Thank Krissy Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was particularly excited to visit here during my Japan holiday. The commute to the museum was very easy - you can walk from Mitaka station or take a Ghibli themed bus to the place. I decided to walk as I like seeing the surrounding...More

Thank jxiaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is no photography allowed. We went in at 4 pm. Very crowded, and at some exhibition room we need to queue to view. There are a short movie "Mr Dough and the Egg". I has to skip one of the level 2 artwork as...More

Thank Chivory
Reviewed 1 week ago

For any fan of animation this is worth a visit. The theme was food when we went and it was breathtaking (and food there was delicious). One of my favourite places

Thank Annieben14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love animation and works of Studio Ghibli, this is a must. We love the details of this place. Don’t rush through this place and just get lost in it :)

Thank ThomasChoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ceiling of the entrance room is really beautiful, it is covered with beautiful painting. The exhibition room on 1st floor was really crowded so I decide to look around at another room then get back to the 1st floor later. on the 2nd floor...More

Thank Wahyu R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located nearby the Mitaka train station, and from there, we found many meter markers along the way. It made our walk simple, we got to the museum without any trouble. We walk alongside a large park, and at the end, we saw...More

Thank foodlovergirlny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally must visit place for Ghibli lovers. They show you how they produce and also eye trick art. You can see the static exhibition process of film making. You can also experience neko bus if you're 12 yr old or younger. The shop sells film...More

Thank Christabel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a tourist, it'll be easier for you to buy the ticket online. Before you purchased the ticket, make sure you know the date you're about to come and also the time. Once the website for online ticketing is open, prepared the CC details...More

Thank Nadhira R
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4 December 2017|
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Response from wanderlustat50 | Reviewed this property |
As long as your debit card has the visa or master card logo, you should be able to use it : )
Juliana B
10 October 2017|
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Response from yongcarmenjw | Reviewed this property |
I visited the Museum on a weekday during the Golden week, at the 4pm slot. -2 hours will be more than sufficient to fully cover the museum, it's only 2 storeys, with a basement and rooftop. -Yes the staff will politely... More
Juliana B
9 October 2017|
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Response from markoboston | Reviewed this property |
I agree, 2 hours is enough, especially if you don't have children, as a floor of the museum is aimed at children, and you could skip that without them. We only needed an hour and a half, but we were not intensely interested... More