SUGINAMI Animation Museum


SUGINAMI Animation Museum

You can learn, experience, and enjoy anime in this museum, which is totally devoted to animation. You can also take part in the creation of a flip animation.

This is a museum where you can experience the past and present of animation with fun. You can find programs everywhere, programs that are not only for seeing but more for participating in the activities with the exhibitions. The museum has a section that introduces, using the latest digital technology, the history and the state of the art of Japanese digital anime. It also has an anime theater that shows a wide variety of anime from the historical works to the popular ones. The exhibition called ”Anime-ga-dekiru-made” (the processes to complete anime) features reproductions of the desks of an animation director, a creative director, and an art director. It also explains the processes of creating anime in an easy-to-understand manner in videos. Also, workshops, where you can create a work of flip anime, are held in an experience zone. It is located a twenty-minute walk from the JR Ogikubo Station or a two-minute walk from the Ogikubo Keisatusho-mae (Ogikubo Police Station) bus stop if you take a Kanto bus for five minutes from the North Exit of the Ogikubo Station.


  • Address

    3-29-5, Kamiogi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0043

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  • Nearest Station
    Ogikubo Station
    ・ JR Chuo Main Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
    20 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Last admission 5:30 p.m.
  • Closed
    Open Monday for national holidays, closes following Tuesday; closes New Year’s holiday