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Ghibli Museum, Mitaka

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Equal parts a children's, fine art, and technology museum, Ghibli Museum 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 to your Mitaka travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mitaka route builder app .
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  • My teenage girls and I thoroughly enjoyed the museum as we are big fans of Miyazaki. Husband which is not a fan didn’t find it as interesting. It’s a really small museum with photography restriction. ...  more »
  • I went with his wife and children for three years and a half. Sunday 8:30 arrived and parked at the parking lot next to park. Expected congestion is surprising and smooth. Parking does not stop only a few. I think you should think is expensive parking fee is 400 Yen/hour and,, the ticket staff and families with children had parked at the nearby. Admission is 10 a.m., 9:00 exceeds the little column. Actually entered the 9:50, a little early open is like. Immediately after the entrance looked around from the top of the fair number of visitors waiting to get was surrounded the facility. Also limit the number of tickets sold is better lined up ahead of time like that, but if you can afford. Points can be pending, two Cafe-Neko bus. You should aim next time is turn on in about 15 minutes. Wait for the other is fine. (The Trafalgar....) think especially waiting for the coffee shop was really, somebody who is going to look forward to meals, the line immediately after the entry. Went to 10:40 home, but already was informed after the first. (Staff who will tell you while traveling to. ) Special exhibition was great crowded with the visitors 2 times (1/3). As it waits for the theater. It may be spotty depending on time. Is moved to put "cat bus" children's sight and a little confusing. It is fun even slightly astray so far is not?. Views of different views in the spiral staircase, vaulted corridor, ran an empty space. You never once done it once I lost. Proceed slowly watching the stained-glass Windows and the walls?.  Caution is required if you have children, children's toilet seats and urinals are installed for the part is required.  All restrooms are near the center of the B1 are aligned. (Child seat was only accessible like...), there are steps in place to exhibit before, so that the height of the eyes of a child. If we hope to serve you.
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  • Of activity and this is art, so that a small child can enjoy big cat bus plush is this much, I look a little son was bored because as. Or 並nnja reservations still pretty crowded and entering the exhibition hall is so similar. I think is good is the day I had spare ago booking, so went missing from Kichijoji Inokashira Park is within walking distance. Location no doubt because the signs are there. Had me let admission booked 20 minutes ago.
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  • A destination Ghibli fans. Getting tickets and getting to the museum takes some extra effort - fans will find it worth it. We ordered tickets through a tour group online so we could bus to the site. Meeting at a hotel in the city was convenient. No photos allowed inside once you arrive - but you wouldn't possibly have time because you'd want shots of everything. Virtually every inch of this place has some beautiful little detail. Seeing an exclusive film, admiring Miyazaki's workspace, and appreciating the craftsmanship and creativity in each exhibit was a delight for us three adults. Kids were enthralled all around us as well. The building itself is a work of art and ascending the rooftop is amazing. We wished tours lasted longer (so many guests, they keep a super tight schedule) and it was quite crowded, but only uncomfortable in the gift shop. T-shirts were $$$ everywhere we went in Japan and particularly here - bummer. We left very happy with our visit and reasonably priced alternative souvenirs.
  • Ghibli have produced most of the greatest animation films in not only Japan but all of the world. Their specific sense of whimsy intrigues the senses and reawaken the joy of a childhood we all want again. This museum enables us to relive those moments of the Studio Ghibli catalogue that made them so special.
  • We walked from Shibuya through the backstreets, canals and bird sanctuary to arrive three hours later at Ghibli Museum. It was a freezing day, we’d had a long walk and where virtually staggering with tiredness on arrival yet the sight of this delightfully whimsical museum energised and delighted us to the point we contemplated walking home - not just for the young people, don’t miss this museum and spend some time in the arts community that surrounds it for a quite different view of suburban Tokyo. For lovers of Japanese animation and design. Delightful - train stations and buses all make it an easy trip to and from the city centre.
  • A must-go place which is full of fun and fantasy! Suitable for adults / children with a vigorous heart. Gardens outside is comforting and well designed. Inside the museum is delicate with details that enlighten your hearts.
  • This place is totally awesome! The details and sophistications makes the museum so fantastic! There are a variety of objects and areas taken from films so core fans will be amused but also even beginners can greatly enjoy the atmosphere.

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