Tokyo Studio Ghibli Museum Tour - Hayao Miyazaki's Animation World

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What To Expect

Visit the 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

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Tokyo
Departs From:
Tokyo
Meeting Point:
Shinjuku Keio Plaza South Tower (in front of the world clock)
Duration:
3 hours
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3:00 PM
Product Code:
1352
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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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

15:00 to 15:10 - Meet at Shinjuku Keio Plaza South Tower (in front of the world clock). Proceed from Shinjuku Station to Ghibli Museum (50 minutes)

16:00 to 17:30 - Arrival at the Studio Ghibli Museum and have free time to enjoy on your own

The hotel is about 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit and has immediate access from Exit B1 of Tochomae Station (Toei Oedo Line). We then proceed from Shinjuku Station to Ghibli Museum.

Your interpreter-guide will accompany you from Keio Plaza to 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

  • English-speaking guide service

  • Studio Ghibli Museum ticket

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please Note

  • Entrance to the museum starts at 16:30.

  • Public transportation is used for transfer to the museum in Mitaka, a suburb of Tokyo. Seating may not be available.

  • This is a walking tour. We recommend you prepare casual clothes and comfortable shoes.

  • This tour is offered for travelers from overseas only.

  • Baby buggies are not allowed to enter.

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Children 4 to 5 years old will need to pay a 500 JPY entrance fee on the spot.

  • This tour is not available on days that the Ghibli Museum is closed.

  • Please show your reservation confirmation sheet upon check-in at the Keio Plaza.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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