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  2. Tokyo
  3. Ghibli Museum

Studio Ghibli Museum: Admission Tickets and Tour

Product ID: 306738
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Visit the incredible museum showcasing the work of the Japanese animation studio, Studio Ghibli. Benefit from pre-ordered advance tickets. Explore exhibits with all your favorite characters and see exclusive film content only available in the museum.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the incredible world of Studio Ghibli
  • Explore the variety of exhibits in the museum at your leisure
  • Shop for exclusive Ghibli-themed souvenirs at the gift shop
  • Receive your tickets ready for you at the museum on the date and time you select
  • Watch one of Miyazaki’s earliest films only shown in the museum theater
Full description
Head to Tokyo's western suburbs of Mitaka and find the one-of-a-kind Ghibli Museum. Find out why this museum/theme park is often referred to as 'Japan's Disney' and is a fantastic and whimsical museum dedicated to the legendary Studio Ghibli film studio. Co-founded by director Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli is behind some of Japan's most beloved animated films, such as 'My Neighbor Totoro', 'Princess Mononoke', and 'Spirited Away'. 

Arrive at the museum and exchange your GYG voucher for an official ticket. Benefit from a personal walk-in service to the museum, and begin to explore the many exhibits. Start at the sculpture of a robot from Castle in the Sky then head over to the stone monument where the words of the character Laputa are engraved. Next, cross over to the seasonal exhibition room, which focuses on specific works of art and see numerous storyboards from the films in the permanent exhibition room.

After this, step inside the Cat-bus room where children can play freely. Alternatively, explore the library reading room with all books available for purchase. Don't miss the video exhibition room where seasonal anime works have been screened. Marvel at the Ghibli characters drawn on the entire ceiling of the entrance hall and the Totoro counter. End your tour with a refreshment in the Mugiwara Bousi Café and pick up some souvenirs from your experience in the gift shop.
Includes
  • Admission ticket
  • Personal walk-in service into the Ghibli Museum
  • Optional 1.5-hour tour within the museum
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Ghibli Museum, 1 Chome-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0013, Japan. Tickets will be ready for you at the museum at the date and time you selected (meet the staff at the front of the museum and you will be walked into the museum at this time.) Staff will be holding a bright yellow sign to meet guests.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Cameras
Know before you go
• You must exchange your GYG voucher for an official museum ticket
• Tickets are based on availability and can not be canceled once booked
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers age 4 and above
• A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• The cost includes tickets (1000 JPY), service fee, walk-in service, and optional tour (8800 JPY)
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers at least 4 years old
• Please provide all names and ages of the guests; a passport check is in place at the museum entrance to verify guest names
• Entrance times for Ghibli Museum are 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, or 4 PM; the tickets are based on availability and will be on a first-come-first-served basis; if there is no availability in the calendar then all tickets are sold out
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Product ID: 306738