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Ghibli Museum, Mitaka

Travel Guide - Ghibli Museum, Mitaka


Ghibli Museum was designed by Hayao Miyazaki, Japan's top animation director known for his Academy Award winning "Spirited Away". Visitors are welcomed by Totoro and other characters from his animation films. The museum exhibits the process of making animation films. At the movie theater in the museum, short movies that are only available here are shown. There are also a Neko Bus (Cat Bus) Room for little kids, a coffee shop, and a museum shop.
Visitors need to purchase tickets in advance to enter the museum. The tickets can be purchased at LAWSON convenience stores in Japan or designated local travel agencies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, North America, Europe and Australia.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Admission allowed from 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, or 16:00 (Specified date and time on the ticket)


  • Tuesdays
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,000 yen (General, Adult)
  • 700 yen (Student)
  • 400 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from JR Mitaka Station
  • 15 minutes walk from Kichijoji Station on the JR lines or Keio Inokashira Line (IN17)
  • 15 minutes walk from Inokashira-koen Station on the Keio Inokashira Line (IN16)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-1-83, Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo, 181-0013


Chris Explorer @tdrexplorer - 2020-04-04

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Dハピ @Happiness_1192 - 2020-04-04
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Lazlo Woodbine @VoightKampff19 - 2020-03-29
@hammonds_gary90 Ghibli.

My Neighbour Tortoro.

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artof @artof02742047 - 2020-03-26
Extended Closure of the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka until April 28th, 2020
MBH @mbhbox - 2020-03-23
If you're a Ghibli fan, the Ghibli museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, is worth the visit. (no pics allowed inside) https://t.co/P7qMD4MI9r
Beautiful Day @therudewind - 2020-03-18
@nightheartcomic Agree! I own the same set myself! Love the beautiful fold outs in each of the 7 volumes. I was ab… https://t.co/sN3LQHSWwN
Jake Parappa Hainey @talesfromideath - 2020-03-16
38: Ghibli Museum, Mitaka

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Forbidden Room @itsThelonious - 2020-03-14
@ArkBarkArt When i went to the Ghibli museum in Mitaka, we went to the parakeet cafe across the street! It was extr… https://t.co/7rtXmETd4i
三鷹の森ジブリ美術館 @GhibliML - 2020-03-13
Extended Closure of the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka until April 28th, 2020
Oliver Jia (オリバー・ジア) @OliverJia1014 - 2020-03-11
From when I visited the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka near Tokyo three years ago. It was one of the first places I ever w… https://t.co/S4J8xMUU9C
ダーロ (Darlo) @darlosworld - 2020-03-07
Today I’m heading over to Mitaka. No I’m not going to the Studio Ghibli museum, I’m going to maybe probably possibl… https://t.co/iDsklNMRcz
星埜 李奈 💜 Rina Hoshino @rinahoshino - 2020-03-05
Fortunate enough to announce that I was featured in Vietnamese local magazine called, [JAPO]!!! In this article, th… https://t.co/MtGB3tRRNh
Matt Riley @gentlemonmatt - 2020-03-01
@IAmLindsayJones This movie is what made me cry at the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka as it was my first ever Ghibl… https://t.co/T4plIODArO
Philippe @pptvsqz - 2020-02-28
Ghibli Museum, Mitaka closed from Feb. 25 to March 17.
Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo closed from Feb. 27 to March 1… https://t.co/9KyESXnA4m
Remy Hespel @rhespel - 2020-02-27
≪GHIBLI MUSEUM, MITAKA≫ Ticket Refund due to Temporary Closure from February 25th to March 17th, 2020 😭😭
Arab News Japan @ArabNewsjp - 2020-02-26
The Ghibli Museum in the #Japanese city of Mitaka announced Sunday that it will be closing temporarily from Feb. 25… https://t.co/OMhrk6U8SL
Unseen Japan @UnseenJapanSite - 2020-02-25
If you have plans to head to the Ghibli Museum soon, I have some bad news: after discussion with the city of Mitaka… https://t.co/8Z1Zp3Bqte
Neal H. @nealh80 - 2020-02-24
#Ghibli Museum to temporarily close due to #COVID2019 precautions #anime #japan #mitaka #tokyo https://t.co/zXSkvDOLp8
Colin Barber @ColinBarber13 - 2020-02-23
We visited the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka today #StudioGhibli https://t.co/9Z8M491uJ2
lavival_ @lavival_ - 2020-02-23
@GhibIiGems @AestheticsJapan This is not the Ghibli Museum but the Toshio Suzuki and Studio Ghibli Exhibition that… https://t.co/zVRiYtCleu
lavival_ @lavival_ - 2020-02-23
@juuuuuuj_ @GhibIiGems @AestheticsJapan This is not the Ghibli Museum but the Toshio Suzuki and Studio Ghibli Exhib… https://t.co/phHsh5sbHy
Égalité @liberte1928 - 2020-02-23
Temporary Closure from February 25th to March 17th
✩わかちゃんʚɞ @BaMmiiZ - 2020-02-23
@juuuuuuj_ @GhibIiGems because it's not from the museum. It was from ghibli exhibition(20 apr -12 may 19) in Tokyo.… https://t.co/Lpaz0t0Izu
felice catania @felicat - 2020-02-20
@Pennacchiiiii If you’re already clicking on Netflix or Crunchyroll to watch this extremely important footprint in… https://t.co/axWKzE0rHx
Into The Forest Dark @ElliottBlackwe3 - 2020-02-19
@epiphanist1248 As far as I know, it has never been released on DVD and the only official way to view it is in the… https://t.co/H1SKPsVQQ4
Minus Sun @minussun_yuka - 2020-02-18
Some Studio Ghibli goodies I got from the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo. I got a greeting card and a pin badge o… https://t.co/dfJ2NDZc3T
S.F. Gleason @sfgleasondesign - 2020-02-18
@repeattofade Do not miss the Ghibli museum in Mitaka, it’s like tiny disneyland in terms of design and detail. You… https://t.co/MKHJDUEYAK
Carl @MarshallRCarl - 2020-02-17
@aswifthaIf went to the Ghibli museum ages ago in Mitaka. was amazing...

favourite photo of the day? https://t.co/prA5YnPqwz
Carl M @MarshallRCarl - 2020-02-17
@aswifthaIf went to the Ghibli museum ages ago in Mitaka. was amazing...

favourite photo of the day? https://t.co/prA5YnPqwz
Mark McCaughrean @markmccaughrean - 2020-02-13
@mikeplowman1961 @ESASolarOrbiter @esaoperations Catbus, surely? That said, Miyazaki did make a short sequel called… https://t.co/7TOyCZ168R


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