The Fujiko F. Fujio Museum in Kawasaki is dedicated to the creator of the popular ear-less robot cat Doraemon.

Permanent exhibitions

Although you cannot take photos in the main exhibitions, there are many other photo spots in the museum. | Photo by Jane Pipkin

The permanent exhibition consists of two main rooms — both displaying Fujiko F. Fujio’s original artwork. Visitors can also see a replica of the creator’s study desk and learn more about his personal life. Audio guides are avaliable for guests upon request.

Museum facilities

Read alongside Doraemon at the museum’s mini manga library. | Photo by Jane Pipkin

The museum has a total of three different floors. Facilities include a theater, manga library, café, gift shop, and rooftop playground.

How to buy tickets for Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

No tickets are sold at the museum. You will need to buy a ticket beforehand on the official website as well as book a time slot. You can pay by credit card or at a 7-Eleven. Ticket prices are ¥1,000 for adults (ages 18 and over), ¥700 for juniors (ages 13 to 17), ¥500 for children (ages 4 to 12), and free for those 3 years and younger.

Please note that the museum is closed on Tuesdays and New Year holidays.

How to get to Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

You can take the Odakyu Line or JR Nanbu Line to Noborito Station, the Doraemon-themed station, and use the dedicated shuttle bus service.

Alternatively, you can take the Odakyu Line to Mukougaoka Yuen Station or the JR Nanbu Line to Shuku-Gawara and walk around 15 minutes.

There is no car parking facility at the museum.

Things to do nearby

The Fujiko F. Fujio Museum is located in Kawasaki City in Kanagawa Prefecture. If you fancy it, you can either take a browse around the Toshiba Science Museum or visit one of the shopping malls such as La Cittadella. The area is also home to the World’s Shortest Escalator.

Frequently asked questions

How long do you need for the Doraemon Museum?

Allow yourself around 2 hours at the museum.

Is the Fujiko F. Fujio Museum worth it?

If you are a Doraemon fan, you’ll definitely want to make the trip out to this museum.

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