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Samurai Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Urban entertainment museum centrally located in the Kabukicho district of Tokyo's Shinjuku ward. Displayed under dramatic lighting are more than 70 examples of samurai armor, kabuto helmets and weapons gathered here from Japanese and foreign...more
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2-25-6 Kabukicho | Eiwa Dairoku Bldg 1F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6457-6411
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came yesterday as a family of four. We were all very disappointed after paying a price of JPY1900 per person. We were at the museum for about 75 mins. We were assigned a male tour guide whose level of English was very poor and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jezlinhotravels
Reviewed yesterday

Good exhibition and guide. All items have own stories. Guides are very fluent in English. They can explain briefly Japanese histories, and how they decorate their own armors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arm S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although our English speaking guide was somewhat difficult for me to understand due to the size of the group, and her accent (probably my issue as others seemed to understand), the tour was informative. I was not expecting to see so many reproductions, however, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very interesting small museum. Good, English speaking guide. At the end of the visit one can dress up for a photo session as a samurai. Nice little gift shop. Not accessible for wheelchairs, since there is no elevator to the second floor. Very much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rehovot93
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went on an English speaking tour. It was good, detailed information on their dress and their history, but I was really hoping for information about the samurai mentality/culture, and that was missing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irene O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great little museum, with great English speaking staff/tour guides. My girlfriend and I spent about 90 minutes here, learning quite a lot about the Samurai, their history, armour, weapons, etc. We also got to see a demonstration of a Samurai and try...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deanjohnl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic customer service. We had our own private tour as we were here early in the morning. Lovely people and good knowledge is samurai history!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shiba12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially weren't going to visit the Samurai Museum but our tour leader from MariCar recommended that we check out the place. It was very easy to find; it was only a few hundred metres from our accommodation. We had read that the visit would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kezmlee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 1 week ago. It was an enjoyable experience and Miki, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made our tour fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arianavatum
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic morning out. Tour lasts about an hour and they take you through loads of amazing outfits, with loads of historical information. You were able to try stuff on and dress up at the end and a samurai demonstration was included! The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emma D
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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Geoff W
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
Yup - open as of today (April 12). It was awesome!
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Response from dawg1012 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are needed. I don’t think they take reservations. I do recommend taking a guided tour which I believe is part of the entrance fee. The web site also gives you approximatley 4 time slots where you are able... More