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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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  • I was particularly excited to visit here during my Japan holiday. The commute to the museum was very easy - you can walk from Mitaka station or take a Ghibli themed bus to the place. I decided to walk...  more »
  • By appointment only, one month-from the 10th day of the last month launched. This weekend was a buried between the as quite early scheduling was required. Away from the train station, Park, road to the Museum while exploring enjoyed introducing assumption (Falcon Station South exit via the bus and 5 minutes). Ghibli surrounded room is crowded, stressful on the staff.
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  • There is no photography allowed. We went in at 4 pm. Very crowded, and at some exhibition room we need to queue to view. There are a short movie "Mr Dough and the Egg". I has to skip one of the level ...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A wonderful museum for people of any age. Exhibits were only described in Japanese but there was still more than enough tactile and visual items of interest to enjoy. Highly recommended, especially for those interested in the science and art of animation. My favourite exhibits were the animated film shown exclusively at this museum, and the strobe display with the rotating animation models. A very memorable and wondrous place.
  • Is it worth the effort and difficulty to get tickets? Yes! This is a brilliant museum that explores the skill and artistry of Studio Ghibli. It's not a theme park, but the museum does a masterful job of transporting the visitor into the magic and wonder the studio and the man behind it are known for.
  • An amazing experience. I wish I had gotten there when they opened as, for serious fans of Studio Ghibli, there is enough to fill a full day of exploring. I do recommend that you be careful in the gift shop as there are a lot of neat, well made things to buy, but nothing is cheap.

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