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Japanese sword course provided by Samurai Museum

Japanese sword course

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2 adults
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  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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.
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Departure Point
Samurai Museum, Japan, 〒160-0021 Tokyo, Shinjuku City, Kabukichō, 2-chōme−25−6 永和ビル 6 1F・2F
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lesson for how to use Japanese sword
  • Drink/Food
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Deborah P wrote a review Jul 2019
19 contributions7 helpful votes
Paul Martin is an amazing instructor. Three members of our family have second degree or higher black belts in Tae Kwon Do and are very interested in incorporating weapons into their routines. We thought this class would be the basic handling of the katana. We were wrong and very
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Date of experience: July 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from GinjiroN1, Assistant Manager at Japanese sword course
Responded 8 Aug 2019
Hello, This is Takaoki from Samurai Museum. I am an assistant manager at the museum. First of all, thank you so much for visiting our museum and giving us your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed taking the sword class. We will keep trying to make our museum a better place for everyone who likes to enjoy learning the history of Samurai and seeing the authentic exhibits. We are thankful for the fact that you shared what you experienced at the museum with TripAdvisor, which would give our future guests a better idea as to what they expect. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in Japan. Kind regards, Takaoki Mizuma
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By: Samurai Museum
Well worth it!
To be honest, while the reviews were good, I was still worried the Samurai Museum would be a bit of a tourist trap.
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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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Small but interesting samurai experience
This is a rather small museum in Shinjuku housing a collection of samurai weapons and armour, both authentic histor
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Worth a visit!
We went in without knowing what to expect. What a wonderful experience we had! Tour guides converse very well in En
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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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Good family museum
Although this venue is small it was a great tour and the person who led us round spoke very good English and was ve
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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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Fun and informative
I enjoyed this museum a lot. It is a very intimate setting and you can get up close and personal with many of the e
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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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Really nice museum and lovely guide
The museum is really awesome, we took the guided tour, which was great, I would recommend doing the tour. The guide
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Key Details
  • Samurai Museum
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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