The museum is closed every Tuesday, and:
27 December 2019 – 02 January 2020 inclusive.
Dates of closure for annual maintenance in May and November 2020 to be advised.


Ghibli Museum closed until April 28th.

On Friday, February 21st, the City of Mitaka announced that it will act in accordance to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s decision to cancel or postpone its major indoor events in order to curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Accordingly, the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka, in mutual agreement with the City of Mitaka, shall close temporarily from Tuesday, February 25th to Tuesday, April 28th, 2020. The museum will open Wednesday, April 29th, 2020.

JTB is the authorised agent worldwide for reserved entrance to the Ghibli Museum for overseas visitors.

Limited numbers of advance tickets are available to purchase. The museum makes confirmed admission available for specific dates only. These are sold worldwide through the JTB Group, in a variety of packages.

If you are outside Europe, you may find that buying from one of JTB’s other offices worldwide will be most convenient. Please see the list of outlets on the Ghibli Museum official website.

Ghibli Priority package:

This is the most reliable method of securing tickets. Due to our limited supply, we give priority to clients making multiple arrangements with us (minimum 2 nights hotel, Japan Rail Pass and Ghibli tickets). As the Ghibli tickets are released 3 months before the month of visiting, your best chance is to reserve your Ghibli Priority Package with us more than 3 months in advance. That way, we stand the best chance of obtaining Ghibli tickets for you on the first day they become available. To book a Ghibli Priority Package, click here.

Ghibli Museum & Ghibli Film Appreciation Tour:

This is a comprehensive tour that guarantees entry to the museum, and includes visits to various locations in Tokyo that inspired scenes in popular Ghibli features. This is a good option for those with a deep interest in Ghibli films. It is less suitable for younger children. For tickets, click here.

Ticket only :

Sales online by Lawson ticket, Tickets go on sale from the tenth of each month for the following month (for example, tickets for 01-31 July go on sale on June 10). Tickets are good only for the specified date and time of entry. More information and sales on the website of Lawson HMV Entertainment.