Ghibli Museum Ticket


Mitaka, Tokyo

Visit Hayao Miyazaki’s Animation World – Ghibli Museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Japan. It’s also one of the most difficult to obtain tickets! JTB is the only company in Australia that’s authorised to sell tickets to the Ghibli Museum. A must-see for anyone who is a fan of Japanese animation, cinema history and Japanese culture.

OPTION 1: Ghibli Museum & Film Appreciation Tour


  • A round trip tour from Tokyo that includes a special entry to Ghibli museum (2 hours) as well as a visit to Edo Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and Hotel gojoen Tokyo – a historical building said to have inspired an important structure in one famous Ghibli film. 

2018 Operation Dates:

  • Mondays / Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays


  • Adult: $175
  • Child (4-11 yrs): $155

How To Book:

  • Email your preferred date, passengers full names (as per passport), and ages to:-
  • – If you are from Victoria
  • – All other States

OPTION 2: Ghibli Entrance Ticket

Ticket requests can only be made three months in advance! 

Important Note:

  • The Ghibli museum only release a certain amount of tickets (if any) to JTB Australia each month in which we have no control over the allocated amount provided by the Museum. Thank you for your understanding. 

Next Sale:

  • January 2019 entry tickets will be available for request from this page from 9:30am – 02 October 2018 (Tuesday). Please note that the number of tickets released from the Ghibli Museum to JTB is not known and therefore we cannot guarantee you securing a ticket at that time. The request you make online will be strictly on a request bases only. 

Ticket Dates NOT Available:

  • 01 – 30 Sep
    01 – 31 Oct
    01 – 30 Nov
    03-05, 10-12, 17-19, 21, 23-27, 28-31 Dec (New Year Holiday) : (As of 17 Sep 2018)

Closed Dates:

  • The Museum is closed every Tuesday
  • Mitaka City resident day: 30 Sep, 01 Oct 2018
  • Periodic Maintenance 2: 05-16 Nov 2018
  • Year End – New Year Holiday: 28 Dec 2018 – 02 Jan 2019
  • Schedule is subject to change without notice

Ticket Conditions:

  • Names as per passports must be entered when the ticket request is made. 
  • Only 1 booking request can be made per party. Multiple requests will result in being charged for each request.  
  • Tickets are strictly non changeable & non refundable.
  • Name changes are not allowed once the request has been made. 
  • JTB takes no responsibility for lost or stolen tickets. 
  • The Ghibli ticket is a physical ticket that is stamped by JTB and entry is only accepted with the original ticket. The Ghibli Museum will not accept a copy of the ticket or mobile devise proof.
  • You must show your passport with your ticket when you enter the museum.
  • Japanese passport holders are not eligible to purchase these tickets. Japanese nationals with Australian Permanent Residency are no exception. Only if holding a dual passport and the Australian passport is presented at time of museum entry. 

How To Request Online:

  • Ticket requests can only be made three months in advance (on the first day of the month). For example an entrance date request for the 25th May can be made from the 01st February.
  • Nominate the date you wish to enter the museum. When you request your ticket online, it’s on request base only. You will receive an order summary by email. Your credit card details will be taken as a pre-authorisation only. You will be contacted by a JTB staff member by email or phone within 1-2 business days of ordering online. Only then if your ticket is confirmed will your card by charged. 
  • If confirmed, a physical ticket needs to be delivered to your residential street address or you can collect it from either our JTB Sydney or Melbourne office before you depart Australia.
  • The Ghibli ticket is a physical ticket that is stamped by JTB and entry is only accepted with the original ticket. The Ghibli Museum will not accept a copy of the ticket or mobile devise proof.
  • Please make sure you enter your full name as per passport. 


  Adult (19+) Youth (13-18) Junior (7-12) Child (4-6) Infant (0-3)
1 Day Entrance Ticket $30 $20 $18 $10 $1

Museum Opening Hours & Location:

  • 10:00am-18:00pm (Tickets allow entry to the museum at any time on the confirmed date)
  • Straw Hat Cafe opens from 11:00-19:00, however customers are not permitted to enter after 18:00
  • Address: 1-1-83 Simorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo, Japan
  • To Mitaka station, take the JR Chuo train line, approximately 20 minutes from Shinjuku station. From Mitaka South Exit, approximately 15 minutes walk along the Tamagawa Josui ‘Waterworks’ to the museum. A community bus is also in operation from Mitaka Station to the Museum. Bus charge will apply.  


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