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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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Really informative, cool and interactive!

I went to check this out after seeing the Robot Restaurant show and It was pretty awesome! Not only... read more

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Open until 9 pm which was great for us. We went the night we arrived since it was really close to... read more

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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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2-25-6 Kabukicho | Eiwa Dairoku Bldg 1F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6457-6411
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Reviewed yesterday

I went to check this out after seeing the Robot Restaurant show and It was pretty awesome! Not only do you get to learn a lot about the gear, but you get to try some on for good photo ops! Definitely worth the price! I'm...More

Thank imrico
Reviewed yesterday

Open until 9 pm which was great for us. We went the night we arrived since it was really close to our hotel. Walked in and joined a guided tour right away. Tour guide was friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. I would recommend!

Thank Krista M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent stop and we learned a lot about the history of Samurai. Admission is 1800 Yen per Adult. Plan to spend an hour here and it is truly interesting to see the 500 year old armour being worn by the Samurai and...More

Thank BT993TT
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great little museum. They have lots of suits of armour and weapons on display. They provide small tours that leave pretty regularly (not set times - just when people come in). They had an English speaking guide. There was a samurai show...More

Thank AussieAussie77
Reviewed 3 days ago

Happened upon this museum whilst wandering around and really glad we stopped in. We had a free tour in English of the museum - only had to wait a few mins for a tour as it being Saturday they were running one every 15mins. The...More

Thank Woteap_uk
Reviewed 4 days ago

At 1800 Yen, it's a little expensive given the size of the place. It's a small 2-story museum in the inner streets of Shinjuku. Upon payment, you will be told to wait for the next guided English tour which takes about an hour. Do wait...More

1  Thank hizonfire
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really unique museum that we thoroughly enjoyed visiting. You get the opportunity to dress up in the outfits for some photos as well.

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a small place near Shinjuku. At 1800 yen per person with English guide explaining the exhibits and history, it is good value. There is also a demonstration of sword handling and fighting. One can also dress up for photo shoots at no cost....More

Thank Botannia
Reviewed 5 days ago

Happened upon the museum as I spotted it on Google maps. Easy walk from main Shinjuku area. Nice, casual English speaking tour to view Samurai exhibits. An hour is all that's needed but I came away feeling I had visited something a little bit unique....More

Thank BobMtMee
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour of the museum was informative and enjoyable. Seeing swords and armour several hundred years old was cool.

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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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June A
September 25, 2017|
Response from Yunus M | Reviewed this property |
¥1800 for adult entry
Hashim B
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Craig M | Reviewed this property |
Yes the staff are very helpful
June 7, 2017|
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Response from FoodCritic89 | Reviewed this property |
We walked in and had no problem.