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Ghibli Museum, Mitaka

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TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to experience the Ghibli world
2: to see "Neko Bus"

Art museum of Ghibli world

If you visit Ghibli Museum, you can find the Ghibli world.

It is an art museum that has the room with "Neko Bus" of "Tonari-no-Totoro." You can watch a short movie at "Doseiza Theater" and "Robot-Hei" at its roof garden.

Its official name is Mitaka Municipal Animation Museum.

It opened in 2001. It is a middle-sized public art museum of Mitaka City at Inokashira Onshi Park in Mitaka City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Mitaka Station and so on.

Event Information

"Special Exhibition: Earwig and the Witch Exhibition"
from June 2, 2021 (Wednesday) to May, 2022 (Tentative)

Finished Event Information

"Special Exhibition: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King ~A Fairy Tale Treasure~"
from May 31, 2014 (Saturday) to May 17, 2015 (Sunday)

"Special Exhibition: The Haunted Tower -Perfect Popular Culture-"
from May 30, 2015 (Saturday) to May 8, 2016 (Sunday)

"The Red Turtle Exhibition"
from August 24, 2016 (Wednesday) to October 31, 2016 (Monday)

"Special Exhibition: All Aboard! The Cat Bus to the Ghibli Forest"
from July 16, 2016 (Saturday) to May 14, 2017 (Sunday)

"Farewell Event of Isao Takahata"
May 15, 2018 (Tuesday)

"Gallery Display: Boro the Caterpillar"
from March 14, 2018 (Wednesday) to August 31, 2018 (Friday)

"Special Exhibition: Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals."
from May 27, 2017 (Saturday) to November 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Gallery Display: Where Totoro was Born -Furusato Sketch Diary-"
from September 12, 2018 (Wednesday) to November 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Special Exhibition: Painting the Colors of Our Films"
from November 17, 2018 (Saturday) to November 3, 2019 (Sunday, National Holiday)

"Special Exhibition: "Sketch, Flash, Spark!" ~From the Ghibli Forest Sketchbook~"
from November 16, 2019 (Saturday) to May 16, 2021 (Sunday)
*Ghibli Museum, Mitaka is temporarily closed from April 25, 2021 (Sunday) to May 31, 2021 (Monday) and this exhibition has been cancelled.

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it takes about 2 hours in a regular pace, about 1.5 hours in a fast pace, and about 2.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens from 10:00 to 18:00. The entry time is set at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00 and 16:00.

Closed Day
It is closed every Tuesday.

Admissions Fee
It is 1,000-yen for adults and university students, 700-yen for junior high school students and high school students, 400-yen for elementary school students, and 100-yen for children aged 4 and over. It is necessary to purchase tickets at LAWSON in advance.

It takes 15 minutes from Mitaka Station on foot. Also, direct buses are available from Mitaka Station.

Nearest Railway Station
○ Mitaka Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
○ Kichijoji Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
○ Kichijoji Station (Keio: Inokashira Line)

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Name in English
Ghibli Museum, Mitaka

Name in Roman Letters
Mitaka-no-Mori Jiburi Bijutsukan
Mitaka-Shiritsu Animeshon Bijutsukan

Name in Japanese

1-1-83, Shimorenjaku, Mitaka City, Tokyo, 181-0013, Japan

Telephone Number



Purpose: Animation

Purpose: Art

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