Equal parts a children's, fine art, and technology museum, Ghibli Museum Mitaka enchants visitors with its atmosphere of whimsy and fun. Devoted to the work of Studio Ghibli's animated films, the museum features a playroom, a rooftop garden, a bookstore and reading room, a sit-down cafe, and a gift shop. Identify your favorite characters and stills from movies like "Spirited Away," and view museum-exclusive short films in the basement movie theater. Add Ghibli Museum Mitaka to your Mitaka travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mitaka route builder app.
Tours to Ghibli Museum Mitaka
$50 BOOK WITH VIATOR Pre-Order request for Studio Ghibli Museum – including Ticket delivery
Duration: 2 hours
$20 BOOK WITH VIATOR Local bar hopping tour with cultural activity at Kichijoji town
Duration: 3 hours
Ghibli Museum Mitaka reviews
They wouldn’t let me mark earlier, but I actually went in fall of 2017. No photography allowed, which almost made the experience more special. There’s Ghibli themed food, and inside looks into the... more »
Bought tickets online and transport there was extremely easy. Their lining up system was relaxed and organised too. This is really money well spent for both adults and children! I would revisit again.... more »
You can't take any pictures inside but it's great for all Ghibli lovers, you'll get to see some interesting artworks and get a better look into the production of Ghibli movies and also an exclusive short film. The short film and most of the installations aren't in English so beware, you'll likely have a quick gander and move on. You get a cool little film reel as your admission for the short film/exhibition. Great experience if you have children for to let your inner child out and explore the mind of Studio Ghibli.
I grew up on Ghibli, so this was life changing for me. They don't allow photographs inside the museum, so excuse the lack of photos. They show the process behind creating all of the most beloved films including the animation and coloring. It's absolutely amazing and the gift shop is adorable, too.
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