A special exhibition “The NINJA – who were they?” is going to be held at Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) in Odaiba, Tokyo, from July 2nd to October 10th, 2016.

Ninja x Science x Training

“This special exhibition explores the nature of the ninja’s skills, physical abilities and wisdom from the viewpoint of modern science. With Mie University’s cooperation in academic research, the exhibition reveals ninja wisdom through various approaches in different fields, including pharmaceuticals, food, astronomy, meteorology, explosives, and brain science.” (From the official website of Miraikan.)

Train Yourself!

This exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to train themselves to acquire the Ninja skills. The training course is divided into three sections: “Improve your body”, “Enhance your skills”, and “Perfect your mind”. You will experience throwing shuriken(throwing stars), improve your jumping power, and learn skills such as memory enhancing techniques and special breathing techniques. Upon completing the training, you will receive a Ninja Certificate.

The exhibition will have description panels both in Japanese and English.

A Special Exhibition”The NINJA – who were they?”


July 2 – October 10, 2016
*Closed on the following dates: July 5,12/ September 6, 13, 20, 27/ October 4.

Opening hours

10:00am – 5:00pm
(Entrance closes 30 minutes prior to museum closing time)


Adults: 1,600 yen
Junior (Elementary school students to 18 years old): 1,000 yen (900 yen on Saturdays)
Child (Preschoolers over 3 years old): 500 yen
*Also valid for the Permanent Exhibition.
*Free admission for 2 years old and under.
*Free admission for those in possession of a Disability Book and one accompanying person.
*During crowded times, number tickets will be issued and entrance regulations may be applied.


National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation(Miraikan)


2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064


Tokyo Waterfront New Transit YURIKAMOME:
5 minute walk from “Fune-no Kagakukan station”
4 minute walk from “Telecom Center station”

Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit RINKAI LINE:
15 minute walk from “Tokyo Teleport station”

Official Website

A Special Exhibition ”The NINJA – who were they?”