Samurai Museum is a great place to learn Japanese history and the ancient Japanese Samurai culture. Located in the middle of Kabuki-cho, the biggest red-light district in Japan, Samurai Museum will take you back to ancient times with its great collections.
The mission for the museum is to share true Samurai spirits so that you can have a better understanding of Samurai, including how they fought, who they were, what they believed. The museum offers a free English guided tour that runs frequently so you can learn rich Samurai history at a deeper level. Many interesting facts about Samurai are also covered in this tour.
At the museum, you can find many beautiful collections of actual samurai armors, war helmets, swords, matchlock guns, and other artifacts on display. You can dress up as a samurai by wearing the Samurai helmets, and holding a samurai sword without any additional charge. You may also enjoy a free 15 minutes performance of a sword battle! At the end of the visit, you can also stop by the souvenir shop to buy replicas of the samurai sword, original T-shirts and other cool samurai gifts.
Opening Hours: 10:30 - 21:00 (Last admission 20:30)
Please note that the Samurai Museum closes at 20:00 (last entry at 19:30) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday due for the the concert.
Samurai Museum in Shinjuku
Adult: 12 years old and above
Child: 4 to 11 years old
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
2-25-6 Kabukicho | Eiwa Dairoku Bldg 1F, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture