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Updated: March 25, 2019

Ghibli Museum, Mitaka 三鷹の森ジブリ美術館

1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi

A whimsical museum dedicated to one of Japan's most beloved animators

The key phrase of this museum is 'Let's Lose Our Way, Together.' The mysterious maze-like building makes you feel like you have entered a movie, and features many things to enjoy like exhibition rooms that present new ways of viewing animation, a small movie theater that shows original short films, and more.
There is no set path through the museum, so visitors can have fun while becoming the hero of their own story.

Note:Tickets to the Museum are available by advance reservations only. No reservations or ticket purchases can be made at the Museum.

How to Get There

  • Mitaka Sta. | 15 mins on foot
    JR lines
  • Kichijoji Sta. | 15 mins on foot
    JR Chuo Line | Inokashira Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-18:00 Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours.






See official website/local tourist information office

Discounts available for students, groups

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