Ghibli Museum is a museum featuring the Japanese anime work of Studio Ghibli, and is located in Inokashira Park in Mitaka, a ... More
Ghibli Museum is a museum featuring the Japanese anime work of Studio Ghibli, and is located in Inokashira Park in Mitaka, a western suburb of Tokyo, Japan. The museum is a fine arts museum, but does not take the concept of a usual fine arts museum. With many features that are child-oriented and a sprawling and occasionally mazelike interior, the museum is a playfully created place. Source: Wikipedia
Pre purchase tickets from the machines in Lawsons Convenience Stores is the only way in Tokyo to get an entry ticket into Ghibli Museum. The museum is a wonderous place full of colour, movement, magic and fun. A must to do in Tokyo. Plus, the entry ticket is 3 stills from a Miyazaki movies!
This is the museum for Hayao Miyazaki's work. There are cat bus from Totoro, and the robot from the Castle in the sky. You have to buy the ticket with reserved time, on the day you go. You cannot buy the ticket at the window. I think tickets are sold at Lawson convenience store.
You'll get to see Miyazaki Hayao's "behind the scene" work on famous animation films like My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away etc. I enjoyed it a lot!!
Make sure you purchase ticket via JTB in advance(if you are in the US). Because sometimes they close the museum for school functions.
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