Tokyo Samurai Museum


The Samurai Ninja Museum Tokyo offers a captivating journey into Japan's storied past, where the lives of samurai and ninjas come alive. This extraordinary opportunity grants participants an in-depth exploration of the realm inhabited by these renowned combatants. The museum features interactive exhibitions, including hands-on samurai and ninja experiences. Visitors can try samurai armour, learn swordsmanship, and master ninja techniques like shuriken throwing and blowgun usage. It's an educational yet thrilling exploration of Japanese history, perfect for all ages. The museum educates and entertains, providing a memorable experience that brings history to life engagingly and interactively.


Delve into a unique journey at the Samurai Ninja Museum Tokyo, where history comes alive! The museum features a remarkable collection of artifacts that effectively illustrate the profound cultural legacy of Japan's renowned samurai and ninjas. Each exhibit tells a story of bravery, skill, and tradition, from ancient artefacts to meticulously recreated weapons. Prepare to be captivated by the intricate details of samurai armour and the mysterious allure of ninja tools that have captivated people for centuries.

Basic Ticket

Guided tour
+ Samurai experiences
+ Ninja experiences

Embark on an adventure with our Basic Ticket, the gateway to experiencing the world of samurai and ninjas. This ticket includes a comprehensive guided tour, two hands-on samurai experiences and three thrilling ninja experiences. It's a perfect blend of learning and interactive fun, suitable for visitors of all ages keen to immerse themselves in Japan's fascinating warrior history.

Guided tour of the Tokyo Samurai Ninja Museum

Guide Tour of Samurai Museum Tokyo

Join our expert guides as they lead you through our museum halls, each corner brimming with stories and secrets of the samurai and ninja. Beyond a mere historical stroll, this guided tour entails a captivating narrative that vividly portrays the principles and prowess exhibited by these renowned combatants. Discover hidden truths and fascinating facts that even history books might have missed!

Samurai Experience ( Included in the basic ticket )

Step into the shoes of a samurai with our exclusive Samurai Experience. This part of your journey allows you to handle authentic samurai weapons and learn about their usage and significance. As you learn the fundamentals of ninjutsu, the art of the blade, while holding a samurai sword, the weight of history is palpable.

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Samurai armor trial

Ever wondered what wearing a complete set of samurai armour feels like? Our Samurai Armor Trial lets you do just that. Dress in traditional samurai garb and armour and get a sense of the strength and agility required to be a warrior. This is a perfect photo opportunity to capture your samurai moment!

Ninja Experiences ( Included in the basic ticket )

The ninja, known for their stealth and cunning, were masters of espionage and strategy. Our Ninja Experiences allow you to dive into the world of these shadow warriors through a series of interactive activities designed to teach you their secretive ways.

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Learn the secrets of ninja

Uncover the hidden techniques and tools of the ninja in this enlightening session. Learn about the art of disguise, escape, and silent movement that made the ninja legendary in Japanese history.

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Ninja star throw competition

Test your precision and focus with our Ninja Star Throw Competition. Challenge friends or family as you learn how to throw shuriken (ninja stars) at a target, a skill vital for ninjas in their covert operations.

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Samurai and ninja are an integral part of Japanese history and culture. Although these two professions have disappeared over time, their cultural contributions will remain with us for a long time to come.

Some interesting facts about samurai and ninjas:

Could anyone become a samurai?

It wasn't just the Japanese who could achieve samurai status. Several people born in foreign countries have been given this title. After Bunroku and Keicho no eki, many people born in the Joseon Dynasty were brought to Japan as prisoners or cooperators. Some of them served the daimyo as servants. One of the most prominent figures among them was Kim Eochol, who was given the Japanese name of Wakita Naokata and appointed commissioner of Kanazawa City.

What is Bushido?

Bushido is a moral code concerning the attitudes, behavior, and lifestyle of the samurai. However, historically, samurai have adhered to a multitude of warrior codes, and their interpretations have varied according to samurai clan, individuals, and eras. The earliest type of proto bushido existed from the Kamakura period (1185).

What is Ninjutsu?

Ninjutsu is a martial art, strategy and tactics of unconventional warfare, guerrilla warfare, rebel tactics and espionage practiced by ninjas. Espionage in Japan dates back to the time of Prince Shotoku (572-622). According to Shoninki, the first overt use of ninjutsu during a military campaign was during the Genpei War, when Minamoto no Kuro Yoshitsune selected warriors as shinobi (ninja) during a battle. Throughout history, shinobi have been assassins, scouts, and spies, hired mostly by territorial lords known as daimyo.

What is the image of ninja in Japan?

The image of the ninja entered popular culture during the Edo period, when folk tales and plays about ninjas were conceived. Ninja stories are usually based on historical figures. For example, there are many similar stories of a daimyo challenging a ninja to prove his worth, usually by stealing his pillow or weapon while he slept. Novels have been written about ninjas, such as Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari, which has also been turned into a kabuki play.

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