Samurai Dress Up Experience

 

What is the Samurai Dress Up Experience

A city-type museum where you can experience authentic Samurai spirits in a facility that has the appearance of a Japanese house.

 

History of the Samurai Dress Up Experience

Samurai Dress Up Experience opened in Shinjuku Kabukicho in 2015.

 

 

Trivia

The Dress Up Experience has a free guided tour in English. The tour is done in groups at intervals of 10 to 20 minutes.

What to expect from the Samurai Dress Up Experience

Although Samurai is often thought of as a soldier, he cherishes courtesy based on Bushido and has been responsible for Japan’s governance as a daily politician. Through the exhibition of armor that expresses its spirituality, hall tour and experience program, you can experience the spiritual world of Japan at that time.


Activities

  • Kabuto (Helmet), Joori, Katana experience (shooting)
  • Coward show (performance)
  • Samurai calligraphy classroom
  • Japanese Sword Course

Average required time: 1 – 1.5 hours Showtime (2:00 pm,  3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm)


When it is held

It is open all year round from 10:30 am to 9:00 pm. Entrance is open until 8:30 pm only.

 

Where it is

Shinjuku Ward Kabukicho 2-25-6

 

How to get there

JR Shinjuku Station East Exit is 8 minutes away on foot.

Seibu Shinjuku Station is 4 minutes away on foot.

Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line · Toei Subway Oedo Line is 6 minutes away on foot from Higashi Shinjuku Station A1 Exit.

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi / Fukutoshin Line · Toei Subway Shinjuku Line is 10 minutes away on foot from Shinjuku Sanchome Station.


 

Website

https://www.samuraimuseum.jp/index.html

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