Hayao Miyazaki Films and Ghibli Museum Tour

Check out the places that inspired Hayao Miyazaki’s animated movie, enjoy Totoro-shaped cream puffs and visit the Ghibli Museum.

6 hours


  • Tour architectural sites that sparked Hayao Miyazaki’s imagination to create one of his animated movies
  • Receive a delicious Totoro-shaped cream puff
  • Enjoy the magical Studio Ghibli Museum


Discover even more about the magical world of Ghibli on our Hayao Miyazaki films tour. Visit the famed Ghibli Museum. Find out where Miyazaki’s inspiration for one of his memorable animated movie settings came from. Explore Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, and have a Ghibli-inspired cream puff. Stroll in scenic Inokashira Park. Wrap up your day in magical Ghibli Museum.  Immerse yourself in all things Ghibli for a day. 


Spend a day in Tokyo dedicated to Ghibli and its inspirations. Take part in a carefully designed tour that will fill your phone with memorable photos.

Tour itinerary

11:00: Meet your guide at the North Exit of JR Musashikoganei Station (in front of "nonowa Musashikoganei East" store just outside the station north exit)
Take public transportation (local bus) to the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Museum
11:30 – 13:30:  Enjoy the Museum with the guide and on your own
Take public transportation (local bus) to JR Musashikoganei Station and then train to JR Kichijoji Station
14.30:  Visit a local pastry shop and get your delicious Totoro cream puff
Explore the area (Kichijoji and Inokashira Park) with your guide
16.00: Enter Studio Ghibli Museum

Important information

Included in price

  • Guide service
  • Entrance fees (Edo-Tokyo Open-Air Architectural Museum, Studio Ghibli Museum)
  • Totoro-shaped cream puff

Not included

  • Transportation to/from and during the tour

IMPORTANT: In the light of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in Japan, Ghibli Museum remains closed until further notice. 

The booking window of this tour for any given month will be closed by 18:00 JST on the 9th of the month prior (e.g. all bookings for October will have to be made by 9th September, 18:00 JST)

Private option is available, please contact us at <shop@japantravel.com> for more details. 

  • Maximum group size is 6 persons
  • This tour ends in front of the Ghibli Museum near Inokashira Park
  • Tour times are subject to change based on the availability of Studio Ghibli tickets
  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
  • Cancellation
    9th day of month prior to tour - 8 days prior to tour: 10%  of tour price (e.g. if tour is in May, cancellation fees apply from April 9th due to the difficulty of obtaining Ghibli Museum tickets)
    8 days - 3 days prior to tour: 30% of tour price
    2 days prior to tour: 50% of tour price
    1 day prior to tour: 80% of tour price
    On the day, no-show: 100 % of tour price

Starting point

"nonowa Musashi Koganei East" shop outside of the North Exit of JR Musashi-Koganei Station
6-chōme-14 Honchō, Koganei, Tokyo 184-0004

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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