Area maintenance information ( February, 2024)

pretty guardian sailor moon:Maintenance work in progress
 
Notice of Figure Arrival Delay [Last Updated: February 20th]
 
For customers who had their photos taken in January: There is a delay of about one month. Due to a malfunction in our 3D printer, the printing production is currently delayed.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused and kindly ask for your patience until the arrival.
Photo shooting date: We are currently printing data from around January 10th.

Your Discovery
Becomes a Treasure

SMALL WORLDS is
a miniature museum in Ariake, Tokyo.
One of the largest in Asia
with a total area of 7,000m2.

A small world awaits
you on the other side of the tunnel.
Stories unfold as people and vehicles
come and go.

This is
a museum full of discoveries.
Here, there,
and everywhere
you look,
miniatures surprise you with thier everyday life.
Come with your family,
friends, partner, or by yourself.
No need to worry about the weather,
the indoor museum will keep everyone dry at all times.
We remember the things
we discover by ourselves.
Wishing your discoveries here
turn into unforgettable memories.

SMALL WORLDS
Miniature Museum
- one of the largest miniature museums in Asia -

how to
enjoy
HOW TO ENJOY

Introducing ways to
enjoy SMALL WORLDS

  • EXPLORE!

    Find miniatures hidden throughout SMALL WORLDS!

  • SHARE!

    Explore our photo spots! Share photos of yourself enjoying the world of miniatures.

    Related contents PHOTO SPOTS CAFE&SHOP
  • PLAY AND LEARN!

    Unique experiences only availble at SMALL WORLDS! Create your own 3D figurine or join our workshops and events. Learn something new while having fun.

how to enjoy
how to enjoy
how to enjoy
how to enjoy
how to enjoy
how to enjoy

area info AREA INFO

Introducing 8 areas of SMALL WORLDS

photo spot

SMALL WORLDS has many photo spots
where you can take pictures that you will want to share!
Please be sure to take pictures of
your favorite miniatures
and memories with the people you came with.

View floor map(PDF)

cafe &
shop
CAFE & SHOP

museum
cafe

MUSEUM CAFE Photogenic sweets and meals available with a view of our large diorama themed on Japanese night scenery featuring cherry blossoms and famous castles.
* Last order will be taken 1 hour before closing time, and the Museum Cafe will be closed 30 minutes before the closing time of the musuem.

MENU LIST (PDF)

museum
shop

MUSEUM SHOP Take home memories of your visit! Original souveniers, 3D figurines looking just like you, and many more choices only available at our museum shop.

3D FIGURE STUDIO

airport
lounge

AIRPORT LOUNGE Relax on the sofa used at Kansai International Airport and enjoy the feeling of traveling in business class (Free admission).

View floor map(PDF)

museum info MUSEUM INFO

Today's opening hours

09:00-19:00 (last admission 18:00)

Opening hours after tomorrow

Address

Ariake Butsuryu Center, 1-3-33, Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo. 135-0063

Google Map

Time required
from station near by

  • Yurikamome "Ariake Tennis no Mori" Station 3 min. walk
  • Rinkai Line "Kokusai-Tenjijo" Station 9 min. walk
  • Toei Bus East 16/To05-2 "Ariake Tennis no Mori" 3 min. walk
  • Limousine Bus Haneda Airport Line "Ariake Garden" 10 min. walk
  • TOKYO BRT bound for International Exhibition Center "Ariake Tennis no Mori" 3 min. walk

Parking

There are several pay-by-the-hour parking lots near the facility, so please use them.

Nearest hourly parking lot Google Map

Services & Facilities

SMALL WORLDS offers services to ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of guests in wheelchairs, those with strollers, and those of certain religions.

Please read carefully
  • Please use the elevator to access the gallery (3rd or 2nd floor). Please note that the elevator entrance is 80cm wide and the interior is 130cm x 140cm.
  • Multi-Purpose restrooms

    2F, 3F

    We have multi-purpose restrooms for wheelchair users and visitors with strollers. (One of the multi-purpose restrooms on the 3rd floor is ostomate-friendly.)

  • Barrier-free facilities

    Various places

    Slopes and elevators are installed throughout the site.

  • Wheelchair rental

    2F

    Two wheelchairs are available for rental at SMALL WORLDS.
    Please ask our staffs at the ticket counter on the 3rd floor.

  • Parking area

    In front of main entrance

    Exclusive parking area for wheelchair users. 3 cars can park in this area. Please note that we do not accept reservations.

  • Nursing rooms

    2F, 3F

    The nursing room on the 2nd floor is within the women's restroom, but the one on the 3rd floor can be used by both men and women.
    * Please take the used diapers with you.

  • Water dispensers

    2F, 3F

    Water dispensers are located in the nursing rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors ( cold/room temperature/hot water vailable for formula and other needs of visitors), and the workshop area on the 3rd floor (room temperature/cold water only).

  • Praying room

    3F

    SMALL WORLDS provides a quiet praying room for 2 people to pray regardless of religion.Please take off your shoes before entering.
    * It is prohibited to use the room for other purposes.

Floor map(PDF)

GO! Wheel day

SMALL WORLDS is holding a special "GO! Wheel day" for visitors in wheelchairs and strollers.
All areas are normally accessible to wheelchair/stroller users, but there are some areas that are difficult to enter or see. On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, several areas will be open for every visitor.

- Date 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month - Exhibition Details 1) Curtains in the old district of the "Evangelion" area will be opened and the rise of Tokyo-III will be visible. 2) The backyard of "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon" area will be open for visitors to pass through.

Entrance passport

Adult (over 18 years old)
2,700yen
Junior (12 to 17 years old)
1,900yen
Child (4 to 11 years old)
1,500yen
Under 3 years old
Free

- How to purchase tickets

Purchase advance tickets online from look or walk-up tickets at the museum.

Purchase Advance Tickets

ON SALE (as of 09:00)

Value Set Tickets
Admission ticket with Yurikamome 1day pass

Adult (over 18 years old)
2,950yen
Junior (12 to 17 years old)
2,370yen
Child (4 to 11 years old)
1,620yen
Under 3 years old
Free

- Please read before purchasing tickets

・Meeting point
・YurikamomePresent the QR code at the ticket office at Yurikamome Shimbashi Station and Yurikamome Toyosu Station

Purchase Advance Tickets

Entrance passport
(guests with disabilities / welfare certificates / beneficiary certificates)

Adult (Over 18 years old)
2,000yen
Junior (12 to 17 years old)
1,500yen
Child (4 to 11 years old)
1,200yen
Under 3 years old
Free

- How to purchase tickets

Please present your welfare/beneficiary certificates at the ticket counter on the day of your visit.

Please read carefully
  • These tickets are available at a discounted price only to visitors with certain disability certificates / medical expenses beneficiary certificate and their guardians. Please note that you will not be able to buy this tickets if you cannot provide a certificate.
  • Advance tickets are not available.

Annual passport

This is a special passport that allows you to enjoy SMALL WORLDS as many times as you like for one year.Benefits include discounts on admission for guests accompanying the passport holder, and discounts for shopping and dining.

Adult (Over 18 years old)
9,800yen
Junior (12 to 17 years old)
7,600yen
Child (4 to 11 years old)
5,900yen
Discount for residents of Koto Ward
Adult (Over 18 years old)
8,330yen
Junior (12 to 17 years old)
6,460yen
Child (4 to 11 years old)
5,015yen

- How to purchase tickets

Please purchase tickets at the ticket counter on the 1st floor on the day of your visit.

Please read carefully
  • Please note that you may be asked to wait for admission depending on how crowded the venue is.
  • If you wish to receive a discount for Koto-ku residents, please bring a certificate that identifies your address.
  • The Annual Passport is valid for one year from the date of receipt. You may use it as many times as you like within the validity period.
  • Admission with the Annual Passport is valid only for the person listed on the passport.
  • Purchased Annual Passports cannot be changed, cancelled or refunded.
  • Purchased passports cannot be exchanged for cash or sold.
  • It is possible to change your admission passport to an Annual Passport after your visit. Please come to the Annual Passport Counter on the 3rd floor.

3D figure resident plan

A participatory program offering one-year residency for a 1/80 sized figurine that looks just like you.Annual Passport & Residency Combo is also available.Click here for details.

  • The sale of residency rights with annual passports for Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon has been discontinued due to circumstances within our company.

  • Tickets
    • adult
    • 19,800yen
    • High school age and under
    • 17,600yen
    Designated areas

    EVANGELION HANGAR / EVANGELION TOKYO-III

    Ttickets plan

    Area residency right (1year) / 1:80 scale figure as a present / Annual pass / Admission passport (one day pass)

    * In the “Evangelion: Cage” Area you can change into the NERV staff’s costume prepared by SMALL WORLDS and take your favorite pose during the 3D scanning.
  • Tickets
    • Adult
    • 12,630yen
    • High school age and under
    • 10,760yen
    Designated areas

    SPACE CENTER / GLOBAL VILLAGE / KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Ttickets plan

    Area residency right (1year) / 1:80 scale figure as a present / Annual pass / Admission passport (one day pass)

  • Tickets
    • Adult / High school age and under
    • 9,800yen
    Designated areas

    EVANGELION HANGAR / EVANGELION TOKYO-III

    Ttickets plan

    Area residency right (1year) / 1:80 scale figure as a present / Figure present shipping service

    * In the “Evangelion: Cage” Area you can change into the NERV staff’s costume prepared by SMALL WORLDS and take your favorite pose during the 3D scanning.
  • Tickets
    • ADULT / High school age and under
    • 4,800yen
    Designated areas

    SPACE CENTER / GLOBAL VILLAGE / KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Ttickets plan

    Area residency right (1year) / 1:80 scale figure as a present / Figure present shipping service

  • Tickets
    • Set price for 2 persons
    • Regular price:4,800yen/1people
      → 7,000yen/2people
    Designated areas

    SPACE CENTER / GLOBAL VILLAGE / KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Ttickets plan

    Area residency right (1year) / 1:80 scale figure as a present / Figure present shipping service

    * 3,500yen (tax included) per person for 3 or more people
    * Also available for married couples and siblings.

- How to purchase tickets

Please purchase tickets at the ticket counter on the 1st floor on the day of your visit.

Please read carefully
  • Please refrain from wearing cosplay costumes including Evangelion and Sailor Moon costumes during 3D scanning.
  • 3D figures will be ready for pickup at the museum in a month from the 3D scanning. Your figure will be shipped 1 month after the 3D scanning if you choose delivery service.
  • Letter Pack charge is included in the Annual Pass plan.
  • 3D figures with residency in the museum will be placed at the chosen area 1 month after the 3D scanning.
  • Light plan requires the purchase of a separate admission passport.

SMALL WORLDS

  • For operating days and hours, please check "Calendar" . *Moreover, since the park hours may change irregularly, please check the park hours on the day of your visit in the official site.

  • There are several pay-by-the-hour parking lots near the facility, so please use them.

    Nearest hourly parking lot
    Google Map

  • There is a parking space for bicycles, but its capacity is limited. Therefore, we recommend you to use a bicycle parking area nearby.

  • SMALL WORLDS is a theme park for you to "visit", "take photos" and "live in". Please have a lot of fun taking photos.Please use the tag "#smallworlds" when posting on social networking sites.

    The following are points to be considered when taking photographs.
    * Don’t touch the figures.(Visitors with resident right are welcomed to take photos of their figures.)
    * Make sure that other visitors don’t appear in your photos and videos.Before posting photos or videos on social media, process them so that people appearing in them are unrecognizable or ask for their permission.
    * Equipment such as reflector boards, softboxes, and umbrellas as well as the use of tripods and “selfie sticks” are prohibited.
    * Please be considerate of others when taking photos.Please take photos in turn giving a way to other waiting visitors about every 3 minutes.There may be some shooting restrictions if our staff judge that it is overcrowded or something may cause troubles to other visitors.
    * Don’t take videos while walking since it is dangerous.
    * It is prohibited to take photos and videos in the “behind the scenes” areas of the museum.
    * Unauthorized corporate bodies / individual enterprises are prohibited to take photos and publish them to promote their own company.Advance application is required for taking photos and videos for commercial purposes.

  • You can use the coin lockers in the hall near the exit on the 1st floor.Big items that don’t fit in the coin lockers can be stored at the ticket office on the 1st floor.

  • Changing tables are set in the nursing rooms.

  • * Sharp objects, explosives, other dangerous articles (including their imitations) and things that may cause harm to other visitors
    * Drones and radio-controlled planes
    * Liquor
    * Food and drinks other than those necessary for people with allergies
    * Pets and animals (except for service dogs)
    * Other items that may cause inconvenience to other visitors

    Candies, gum, snacks for children, water bottles and plastic bottles can be brought into the museum.

  • Inform a nearby staff member wearing uniform.
    If you have already left the museum, you can contact us using the "Contact us" form.

Access

  • Since we implement measures against COVID-19, there are restrictions on the number of visitors for each time slot in order to guarantee a relatively smooth viewing.
    If you buy walk-up tickets during the period of admission restriction, you may need to wait for a while before you can enter.

  • You can enter in a wheelchair.
    Check the details in "Coming in a wheelchair or with a stroller".

  • You can enter with a stroller.
    Check the details in "Coming in a wheelchair or with a stroller".

  • Usually, we do not allow pets other than assistance dogs to enter.However, on the 11th and 22nd day of each month, you can go around the museum (except the 2nd floor) with your pets as long as you can follow the instructions.
    Please click here for details.

  • Food and drinks from outside are prohibited.
    However, if you cannot eat the meals provided in the restaurant on the 2nd floor due to allergy, you can bring your own food and drinks only if your companion makes an order at the restaurant.

  • The 2nd floor cafe will open at 12:00 on weekdays / 11:00 on weekends and holidays.
    The cafe closes 30 minutes before closing time, and last orders are taken one hour prior.

  • We offer draft beer, highball, wine, champagne and other alcoholic drinks.Feel free to ask the staff.

  • If you visit the museum, you can buy goods that are not sold online at the "Museum Shop".

Ticket

  • If you want to buy tickets in advance, please buy them at "Lawson Ticket" at least one day before your visit.
    There are restrictions on the number of visitors as a measure against COVID-19. So, even when the walk-up tickets are on sale, depending on the in-park situation, you may need to wait for a while to enter the museum.

  • There are "Admission Passport" which you can use only on the day of your visit, "Annual Pass" with which you can come to the museum as many times as you like within a year, "Figure Program with Resident Right" which allows you to set your figure in any area and other kinds of tickets.
    For details, please check "Tickets".

  • Visitors at 4 years and up need tickets to enter.

  • You can use cash, all kinds of credit cards, transportation IC cards, e-money and other payment methods.
    * Please be advised that some payment methods may not be available.

  • After entering with the Admission Passport, you can change it into the Annual Pass.In that case, the price of Admission Passport will be deducted from the price of Annual Pass.
    You can do it at the Annual Pass counter on the 3rd floor.

  • There are discounted Admission Passports for people with disabilities and one of their companions. For details, please check For people with disabilities.

  • No tickets can be cancelled or refunded after the purchase.

  • You can buy walk-up tickets at the ticket office near the entrance gate.
    However, if it’s too crowded, the admission restriction may be imposed, so please check "ticket" first.

For corporate & group

  • SMALL WORLDS welcomes group visits!
    You can come here for different kinds of purposes: a school excursion, extracurricular activities or a tour with students from school/cram school or with neighborhood association.Apart from education, we also provide time for adult groups to “reset their mind”.
    You can come and have a look in advance (for free).For details, please check "School & Group Program".

  • We offer discounts for groups with 15 or more, 50 or more and 100 or more people.
    For details, please check "School & Group Program".

  • We are looking forward to your applications for school excursions!
    Through touring around different worlds in SMALL WORLDS, students can expand their horizons and feel the diversity of society and culture. There are also contents that can be learned from STEAM and SDGs perspective.Moreover, you can attend different kinds of workshops including programming and international understanding workshops.
    You can come and have a look in advance (for free).For details, please check "School & Group Program".

Figure program

  • It is the right to set your 1:80 figure created using our 3D scanner (live) in your favorite area. For details, please check "Figure Program with Resident Right".

  • You cannot wear costumes and cosplay during the 3D scanning for the figure coming with the resident right in the “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon” area and the “Evangelion: Tokyo-III” area.If you choose the “Evangelion: Cage” area, you can change into NERV staff’s costume prepared by SMALL WORLDS and available only in this area to do the 3D scanning.

  • The figures that have been placed for a year are scheduled to be used as decorations in other places of the theme park.

follow us Official SNS

SMALL WORLDS Miniature Museum is a trademark or registered trademark of SMALL WORLDS Inc.
© 2019 SMALL WORLDS Inc.