Ghibli Museum Tickets and Afternoon Tour of the Magical World of Miyazaki

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Visit the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo and discover the world of Japanese animation brought to life by Studio Ghibli. Meet a larger-than-life Totoro, ride the Cat Bus, and be awed by the five-meter high Robot Soldier standing guard at the rooftop garden.

Highlights
  • Enjoy free time to explore Studio Ghibli Museum on your own
  • Learn about the world-famous animations of Studio Ghibli
  • Watch a short film by director Hayao Miyazaki
  • Travel to and from the museum with an English-speaking guide by local train and bus

Description

Step into the world of Studio Ghibli and relive the magic of youth with a visit to the popular Ghibli Museum, Mitaka, dedicated to the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Japan's greatest living animated film director.

Itinerary

11:50 - Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo's Main Tower in Shinjuku. Board the bus and head to Studio Ghibli Museum (50 mins).

13:00 - Your interpreter-guide will accompany you from Keio Plaza to Studio Ghibli Museum. Upon arrival, explore the Studio Ghibli Museum, designed by Japan's top animated film director, Hayao Miyazaki, famous for Studio Ghibli animated films such as Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and My Neighbor Totoro. Built like a maze, this building features different displays, including the cat bus from Totoro, imaginative exhibits about the process of making animation films, and an original short film that can only be seen in the museum theater.

Tour ends after all participants have arrived and completed the entrance procedures for Ghibli Museum (closes at 18:00). Your tour guide will not be entering the museum and you may enjoy free time in the museum until it closes.

Includes

  • Ghibli Museum Tickets

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Standard Plan until December 2017

Available: Mon, Wed and Fri
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Ghibli Museum Tickets / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

If you or your kids like Studio Ghibli, then this is definitely a place to visit! We met our tour at the Keio Plaza Hotel, checked in and jumped on the bus. The tour operator was awesome. She gave a lot of info about what we would see at the museum and gave us a suggested itinerary since we had a limited amount of time. She also made sure everyone knew how to catch the bus to the train station, how much it cost, and how to get all the way back to Shinjuku station. She also toured us around the outside of the museum as well as gave us direction on where we could take pics and where it was prohibited. The staff at Ghibli was amazing as well! After reporting a lost jacket, the staff took less than ten minutes to locate it and return it to us. This is definitely a worthwhile tour.

idahomom

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Schedule

  • 11:40

    Meet at Keio Plaza Hotel Shinjuku

  • Depart from Shinjuku Station (~ 50 minutes)

    Hop on the bus from Shinjuku to the Ghibli Museum. Your guide will tell you about some of the highlights of the museum as you make your way through town.

  • 13:00

    Ghibli Museum (90 minutes)

    Explore the magical world of the Ghibli Museum! Watch a short Miyazaki film, take pictures with the robot from Laputa, relax at the Straw Hat cafe, and lose yourself in the delightful imagination and whimsy of the grounds.

  • End

    Tour Ends at Ghibli Museum (Closing time is 18:00)

  • (For Check-In) Keio Plaza Hotel JTB Sunrise Tours / Experience Japan Check-in Counter (2-2-1, Nishishinjuku , Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo  ) Time: 11:40:00

  • (For Check-Out) Ghibli Museum (1 Chome-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0013)

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Keio Plaza Hotel JTB Sunrise Tours / Experience Japan Check-in Counter (2-2-1, Nishishinjuku , Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo  ) Time: 11:40:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Ghibli Museum (1 Chome-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0013)

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • The tour begins from the Keio Plaza Hotel Shinjuku. Meeting at the Ghibli Museum is not available.

  • This tour is offered for travelers from overseas only.

  • Baby carriages are not allowed in the Ghibli Museum.

  • Children (ages 0-3 years) will be able to enter the museum for free.

Additional Note(s)
  • Please be at the check-in location at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

  • Depending on traffic or weather conditions, the arrival at the museum may be delayed.

  • A guide will accompany you from the Keio Plaza Hotel to the entrance of the Ghibli museum. They will not guide you through the museum. The tour ends at the Museum, please make your own way to your next destination.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 20.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to take my suitcase on the tour bus?

You may find the coin locker at Shinjuku Station, and we advise you to put your luggage there.

Is it possible to take my suitcase on the tour bus?

You may find the coin locker at Shinjuku Station, and we advise you to put your luggage there.

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Reviews

If you or your kids like Studio Ghibli, then this is definitely a place to visit! We met our tour at the Keio Plaza Hotel, checked... in and jumped on the bus. The tour operator was awesome. She gave a lot of info about what we would see at the museum and gave us a suggested itinerary since we had a limited amount of time. She also made sure everyone knew how to catch the bus to the train station, how much it cost, and how to get all the way back to Shinjuku station. She also toured us around the outside of the museum as well as gave us direction on where we could take pics and where it was prohibited. The staff at Ghibli was amazing as well! After reporting a lost jacket, the staff took less than ten minutes to locate it and return it to us. This is definitely a worthwhile tour. more

idahomom

The tour was great, good options and great guide. Half a day was right length of time. As a ghibli fan I had heard all about it, s...o knew what to expect. A bit disappointed that as adults you couldn't even go near the catbus or have a pic as a consolation prize. But it was a fun time in the wacky mind of miazacki. And the short was beautiful. more

Marie

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 8 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made between 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) to business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Change Policy

Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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