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Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
(4.4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Mitaka tourist route planner to visit Ghibli Museum on your trip to Mitaka, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 如何買票: 三鷹之森吉卜力美術館的票是只接受指定日期的預約制。館前的窗口不賣當日券!!! 在「羅森(ローソン)」便利店內設置有一台販票機,名為Loppi,在它這裡發行入場引換券,拿著這張券在收銀台進行付款就可以啦。而招牌是藍色的羅森便利店在各大車站前等很多地方都能輕鬆看到它的身影。 如果不能親自前往羅森便利店購買的話,還可以通過WEB網頁或者電話進行預約噢。在預約後的3日之內到羅森便利店付款就好了...  more »
  • If you are interested in anime Studio Studio Ghibli is the word of the Lord. In Tokyo, the dangilcigido is not possible to be close to min advance booking is mandatory.
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  • JR三鷹站口搭公車僅六分鐘即可抵達,因需要事先預訂門票所以入場人數受到管控維持參觀品質,有別一般美術館大部分都只能觀看平面的作品,本美術館作品有許多視覺聽覺上的享受。票卷精緻值得收藏,館內禁止攝影,希望大家能遵守規定當一個有水準的遊客哦! 
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  • Going to Ghibli museum had been my dream for quite some time and since we couldn't score a ticket last year, this year was going to be the year! If you're visitor from overseas, do yourself a favour and get someone in Japan to buy the ticket for you from Lawson. It's much easier than giving your credit card number over the phone, but you must remember that the sale for the ticket started a month before starting on the 10th. This place is very accessible from Mitaka station, there's a huge sign where you could wait for the cat bus (not exactly the many-legged ones, unfortunately) that would take you to Ghibli museum. The only regret that I have for this museum is that the no-photograph policy, but I suppose they want to maintain the secrecy. Upon arrival we got a map and a ticket to the short movie at the small theatre they have on the ground floor. There's no start and no end sign at the museum, explore at your own pace and will. It's more fun that way! Apart from the famous characters found in Ghibli movies (we found the huge catbus on the 2nd floor on the west wing, and it was as furry as you could imagine) they also present the technique of making the films. There was this particular "rotating machine" on the basement where you could see how cartoon film was made. It was amazing. You could also get to the roof where you could take photographs here, but not in the inside. Don't forget to visit the museum shop, so many treasures in there, even more than you could find in those authorised Ghibli souvenir shops. I got myself a soot gremlin and a couple of postcards. If you're a big fan of Ghibli works, this place is a must visit.
  • A must go for all Studio Ghibli fans! Feel the magic once you enter the Museum. Simply beautiful and a great experience with the family. Not a lot of interactive exhibits, but just looking and experiencing the place itself is wonderful enough.
  • Beautiful and awe inspiring. They designed this studio for kids and adults. The exhibits are amazing and show off the pure artistry of Ghibli. There is magic in every corner. If you have kids let them play in the cat bus! Keep in mind there are no pictures inside. It makes sense because can't capture how amazing everything is. Also, the gift shop is on the third floor and will be packed. Makes sure you buy your tickets a month in advance too.
  • It can be highlights of your travel in Japan. Hayao Miyazaki changing the game of animation single handedly, if u havent yet recognize his works prepare for a mind blowing experience.
  • Brilliant insight into Studio Ghibli. Now has an adult CatBus neko basu! Great film shoe and fantastic detail in the study area. Outside garden a treat for Laputa fans. If you are an overseas visitor book your ticket early before you get to Japan as they are very limited. I got mine 3 months early. Worth it if you are a keen fan of Ghibli animation.