Samurai Museum Opens in Kabukicho Shinjuku

Tonboya Co., Ltd. has launched a museum Samurai Museum in Kabukicho Shinjuku, Tokyo on September 20th. In the museum, real armor, swords, and other panoply are exhibited in five separate rooms. The visitors take their shoes off and walk on the tatami mats to see the exhibition.

The exhibition focuses on Samurai and their role in Japanese history from Kamakura period to Edo period. Explanations are displayed in English, Simplified Chinese, and Korean besides Japanese.

On the 2F of the museum, there is an armor experience studio where visitors can take photos wearing armor. (With fee)


Samurai Museum

Open hours

10:00 – 18:00 (Last entry 17:30)

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Adult: 1500 yen
Under 12 year-old: 750 yen
Under 3 year-old: Free


2-25-6, EIWA 6th Bld., 1F, Kabukicho Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo


Shinjuku Station
8-min walk from JR Shinjuku Station East Exit
4-min walk from Seibu Shinjuku Station

Higashi Shinjuku Sation
6-min walk from Tokyo Metro Oedo Line Exit A1

Shinjuku Sanchome Station
10-min walk from Tokyo Metro Shinjuku Line

Official Website

English, Korean, Simplified Chinese
Samurai Museum

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