Buy Admission Tickets

Also known as the Kadokawa Musashino Museum, the Kadokawa Culture Museum is located in Saitama Prefecture.

The massive granite building, which was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, is the first thing that will catch your eye at the Sakura Town complex. Venture inside for a manga library like no other, a separate anime museum, art gallery and much more.

Permanent exhibitions

Look at this library. | Photo by Jane Pipkin

This museum is located in an impressive granite building, designed by famous architect Kengo Kuma (who also contributed to the Tokyo Toilet Project), and has a manga library, anime museum, and art gallery.

The standard ticket which costs ¥1,400 includes entry to the manga library and the Bookshelf theater, which has eight-meter-tall bookshelves and a library containing around 20,000 book titles.

Museum facilities

Visitors can enjoy a coffee at the Kado Café or a meal at the SACULA DINER. There is also a museum shop which sells design books and goods from the local Musashino area.

How to buy tickets for Kadokawa Culture Museum

You can buy tickets online via Klook or in person at the museum. There are a few ticket types to choose from — ranging in price from ¥600 to ¥5,550.

How to get to Kadokawa Culture Museum

Take the JR Musashino Line to Higashi Tokorozawa Station. Then walk up to 10 minutes.

By car, the museum is about 8 minutes away from the Tokorozawa Interchange on the Kan-etsu Expressway. You will find a few car parks near the museum.

Things to do nearby

Nearby, you’ll find a modern Japanese anime shrine (the Musashino Reiwa Shrine), an events hall, shops, and restaurants. It’s also just across the road from the teamLab Acorn Forest in Higashi Tokorozawa Park, in Tokorozawa City.

In the broader Tokorozawa area, you will find Kurosuke’s House (Totoro’s house), the Seibuen Amusement Park, and the Tokorozawa Aviation Museum.

Frequently asked questions

How long do you need for the Kadokawa Culture Museum?

Allow yourself 2 to 3 hours at this museum.

Is the Kadokawa Culture Museum worth it?

Yes, definitely. Just look at that libary.

Other Tokorozawa Attractions