Tokyo Toy Museum
The Tokyo Toy Museum is an interactive and fun area for children of all ages. The different floors and rooms offer different learning experiences adapted to the cognitive development of children of various ages.
The children can play with traditional Japanese toys, explore the wooden baby room, jump into the wood toy forest made of cypress wood balls, and also make their own toys! Children of different ages can make toys adapted to their abilities, and they can also learn about science.
As a parent, you'll think it's an exciting and educative experience for a child to play in such an interactive environment. Children will have the chance to play with tons of toys, even create their own, and also communicate with the staff to learn even more!
Yotsuya Hiroba 4-20 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo.
It's a 7-minute walk from Yotsuya-Sanchome Station, and 8 minutes from Akebonobashi Station.
10 AM to 4 PM
Closed on Thursday
-Child + adult (pair ticket): ¥1,200
*Groups discount: groups of 15 or more get a ¥100 discount.
Where to eat in the area!
Saizeriya is a 5-minute walk from the Tokyo Toy Museum and is very welcoming for children since it is a family restaurant. The kids' menu offers a variety of different dishes and accompaniments, such as the kids' plate which comes with rice, a mini Hamburg steak, rice, a dessert, etc. (399 yen), Margherita pizza (399 yen), fresh tomato spaghetti (499 yen), and more.
Mos Burger is a Japanese fast food joint which is second in popularity after McDonald's. If you would like to try a Japanese burger, this is the place to go. They are famous for their teriyaki burger, and especially for their rice burger. The burgers are ¥220-¥550, and the rice burgers are ¥340-¥480.
Burger Kitchen Chatty Chatty
If you're looking for an independent burger joint, this place is only an 8-minute walk from the Toy Museum. Chatty Chatty is owned by a friendly fella who specializes in American, and specifically Hawaiian burgers. There are many seasonal burgers to try, which are awesome, but if it's your first time there, you can also try a classic. Burgers are about 880-1,330 yen and for 100 yen more you can get fries. There are veggie burgers and sliders, which are easy to share for your little peeps.
Have a wonderful day playing with your favourite mini-yous at the Museum. You're bound to have an exciting and educative day with your children. After all that running around, your kids will have probably worked up an appetite, so you can try one of these tasty places for a tasty and cheap meal.