Exhibition guides are available to visitors to the museum.
For details, please check the link below.
【Bonsai Garden Guide】https://www.bonsai-art-museum.jp/en/post-8316/
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended all guides except for our Collection Guide for the foreseeable future.
There is also no need to apply when coming as a group.
However, we request that all our guests keep at least 1m apart while in the museum, even in groups.
Guide for group visitors
Guides for group visitors are available in the following languages: Japanese, English, French and Chinese.
If you need language support, please contact us in advance.
*Tours at the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum are provided by volunteer guides.
*Please note that it may not always be possible to accept requests for a guide depending on availability of staff.
Please feel free to ask any questions.
English guided tours on Mondays
On “Welcome Mondays”, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum offer English guided tours intended for inbound visitors to Japan.
As inbound visitors to Japan increase during the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum will hold “Welcome Mondays” each week during which volunteers provide on demand tours of the museum. Please come and join us!
Time: Between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Capacity: Up to 20 visitors for each tour
Location: Lobby, the Collection Gallery and the Bonsai Garden
Price: The tour is itself free, however visitors must pay the museum admission fee.
Admission Fee: General admission: ¥310 (¥200) / High school, University students and seniors over 65: ¥150 (¥100) / Elementary school students: ¥100 (¥50)
*Prices in the ( ) are for groups of 20 or more.
Collection Guide: a helpful guide for viewing our collection using a smartphone.How to Use:
(1) Scan the 2D barcode and connect to the Collection Guide
(2) Enter the reference number written on the panel.
(3) Please enjoy while you read the information and explanations, while checking the images. Before use, please note:
・Not all items have a reference number.
・The content in the Collection Guide and on the panel may not always match.
・Please use headphones while listening to the audio instructions.
- Audio guides in four languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean) are available to visitors to the museum.
Visitors can a listen to detailed explanations of each bonsai.