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Tokyo: Shinjuku Samurai Museum Entrance Ticket

Product ID: 107746
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Journey through more than 800 years of the history of the samurai at your own pace with an entrance ticket to the Samurai Museum in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Learn about the evolution of the samurai and their significance in Japanese culture.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about samurai culture and its significance to Japan
  • Buy your ticket in advance and spend more time enjoying the museum
  • Dress up in armor and hold a katana
  • Watch a performance of a sword battle
Full description
Delve deep into the story of the samurai and explore all aspects of a culture and martial arts form unique to Japan. Get an entrance ticket to the Samurai Museum in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, and see colorful costumes, ferocious armor, and the legendary samurai sword.

You'll trace the history of samurai from ancient times, when the art form first arrived following the battles of Genji and Heishi. Be introduced to the brave warriors who confronted all these difficulties as you explore samurai culture in full.

Admire swords, matchlock guns and other artifacts on display. Learn about the life of a samurai in ancient Japan, and get the chance to try on some armor, including the war helmets (kabuto) while holding a samurai sword (katana). To finish your visit, you can purchase unique souvenirs in the gift shop, such as t-shirts and swords.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
  • Handling fee

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Samurai Museum, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Kabukicho 2-25-6.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks
Know before you go
Please note that there is a free 15-minute performance of a sword battle at 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 39 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.8/5

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H.I.S. Co Ltd(TIC)

Product ID: 107746