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Samurai Museum

2-25-6 Kabukicho | Eiwa Dairoku Bldg 1F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6457-6411
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My kids loved it

Stumbled upon this place while looking for the Ninja Trick House. Kids loved the tour and were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Metro Manila, Philippines
Highly overpriced for what it is

The information tablets on the wall had probably the worst English I've seen in a Japanese... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mister I
London, United Kingdom
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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 collections. Detailed descriptions for each display are given in English, Chinese and Korean so that foreign visitors can easily understand and appreciate the artifacts. The Samurai Photo-Shooting corner where you can take your picture wearing armor and helmet is super popular with visitors from overseas. The museum also offers a full range of original Samurai gift items for sale.
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  • Average6%
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2-25-6 Kabukicho | Eiwa Dairoku Bldg 1F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled upon this place while looking for the Ninja Trick House. Kids loved the tour and were very fond of our guide Yuki. Well worth the time and price.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The information tablets on the wall had probably the worst English I've seen in a Japanese attraction - and that means its pretty bad. You get a private guide to explain which helps, but doesnt justify the cost (was like 1800 yen!). Better explanations on...More

Thank Mister I
Ginjiro N, マネージャー at Samurai Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for visited museum. we are so sorry that we could'nt make you enjoy enough. we sincerely receive that your opinions for make best museum. thank you very much.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the admit price since you can come back another time with r ticket to watch daily samurai shows! Tours are small and can easily accommodate questions in English

1  Thank Aly E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The samurai museum was maybe the best part of our Tokyo trip! While in Tokyo we were not able to head to many historical museums so we were so happy we were able to go to this one and learn many facts about the Japanese...More

2  Thank Jordyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today i went to the samurai museum, i wasent to sure about going in but i am sooooo happy that i went it was one of the best things i have done in tokyo. My tour was with yusuke and he was amazing! He taught...More

1  Thank Brock P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was run with a very knowledgeable english speaking guide. We were able to try on some samurai clothing for a photo op.

1  Thank binky78c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this museum by chance. At 1,800 yen, the entrance fee to me is quite steep, but I dare say it was worth it. Our guide spoke good English, and was very accommodating to the various questions we asked. The only problem I...More

Thank naninoordin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great Museum with an english tour. Well informative about Japan Samurai history. Loved it. The history of the Samurai through its history up to the last Samurai....excellant value-unfortunately i coild come not for their Samurai show...

1  Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great little museum in the middle of Shinjuku with some amazing pieces of armour, weapons and more. We had a couple of guides for our tour who were both very knowledgable and spoke good English. Our group also had a lot of questions which...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure about this place until my wife and I visited. I just saw it on google maps while looking for the Godzilla head in Shinjuku and thought it would be worth a visit. There are tons of samurai armor and a wide variety...More

Thank Mikemok1981
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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November 19, 2017|
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Response from localgirl334 | Reviewed this property |
We we're staying in Shinjuku Tokyo and just took a taxi there. But you can use the subway stations from Yokohama and get there in about an hour.
October 26, 2017|
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Response from ipegina | Reviewed this property |
yes and it's free, only you are paying the entrance fee and need to be at that time there. it's frequent.
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September 25, 2017|
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Response from Yunus M | Reviewed this property |
¥1800 for adult entry