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General Admission Tickets to Samurai Museum provided by Samurai Museum

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General Admission Tickets to Samurai Museum

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Updated 24/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Delve into the exciting world of samurai warriors by visiting the Samurai Museum in Shinjuku. Find out about the ancient history of samurai warriors in Japan, and see well-preserved artifacts such as weapons, helmets, and armor. There’s also a special photo shooting corner for dressing up “samurai-style”.
  • See over 70 rare artifacts, including samurai weapons and armor
  • Get the chance to dress up as a samurai and pose for photos
  • Find out fascinating insights about the history of samurai warriors
Important Information
1–2 hours
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • There is arranged entry time for all the guests regardless you purchase the ticket through Viator or at the museum. There may be waiting time during peak times or seasons.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Eric_Greeney wrote a review Aug 2020
Finland878 contributions158 helpful votes
This is a rather small museum in Shinjuku housing a collection of samurai weapons and armour, both authentic historic items and replicas. The valuable part, however, is the tour you automatically get if you pay for admission: there are time slots every 15 minutes for separate
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Date of experience: October 2019
Fadzly T wrote a review Jun 2020
10 contributions1 helpful vote
We went in without knowing what to expect. What a wonderful experience we had! Tour guides converse very well in English, and very informative. If you are intrigued by Samurai history and culture, this is definitely the place to go!
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Everly W wrote a review Mar 2020
Poole, United Kingdom4 contributions
Although this venue is small it was a great tour and the person who led us round spoke very good English and was very helpful in answering lots of questions. We are glad we took the time to do this especially during the corona virus outbreak and lots of other venues were shut.
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Date of experience: March 2020
cmgord wrote a review Mar 2020
Victoria, Canada3 contributions
I enjoyed this museum a lot. It is a very intimate setting and you can get up close and personal with many of the exhibits. Definitely take the guided tour as there is not much information posted on the exhibits. The guides are well informed and present the information with lots
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Date of experience: March 2020
deni wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
The museum is really awesome, we took the guided tour, which was great, I would recommend doing the tour. The guide was super informative, funny and nice. It was a really great time, would totally recommend.
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Informative. Fun. Different. Compact.
Swing by and get yourself acquainted with Japan's culture. Although small in size, this museum does pack a lot of i
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If you go to Tokyo, this is a must. We thoroughly enjoyed this museum and show. A totally awesome experience!
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Good to Fill Time, But Not Great
With nothing else open in Tokyo in early March(COVID19), we decided to fill our time by heading to the Samurai muse
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Really interesting experience
We really enjoyed our experience here, it was really interesting to hear about the history of the Samurai. We reall
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Samurai !
Our guide was awesome. She spoke perfect english, knew her history and made the tour alive with samurais in the roo
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Wonderful tour of the history of the Samurai.
Small but excellent museum giving the history of the Samurai. Whilst many things in Tokyo are closed, this smaller
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Amazing and interesting
The samurai museum is a brilliant way to spend an hour. You’ll learn so much about Japan’s history and get some lau
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This was an informative tour, all the armour was explained to you. Loved the demonstration at the end
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Fascinating exhibition of samurai life
Highly recommended if you are at all interested in Japanese history. They have replica suits of armour and some oth
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Great tour
Really enjoyed our visit to the Samurai Museum and our tour guide, Katsu, had an impressive breadth of knowledge, a
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Educational and fun all in one package
Wanted something to do to pass the time while it was raining and Trip Advisor came up with the samurai museum. What
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Fun and educational experience!
You will pay for a 1 hour visit plus 30 minute show. Very friendly atmosphere. You will learn new things about samo
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Great cultural experience.
We really enjoyed the musical experience, and the fact that this ticket also included a tour of the building and sa
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Great 1 hour tour!
Great way to learn about Japanese samurai culture! Take advantage of the tour guides and ask lots of questions! The
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Dwight D
Excellent Koto and Shakuhachi Concert
This hour long performance on a rainy Saturday evening was done in the performing space of the Samurai Museum in Sh
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