Exhibition guides are available to visitors to the museum.
Guide for group visitors
Guide for group visitors, available languages : Japanese, English, French & Chinese.
If you need the language support, please contact us in advance.
*Volunteer guides provide tours the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum.
*Please note it’s not always possible to accept requests for a guide due to a lack of staff availability.
Please feel free to ask any questions.
English guided tours on Mondays
On “Welcome Mondays”, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum will start to 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 the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Capacity: Up to 20 visitors for each guide
Place: Loby of the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, the Collection Gallery and the Bonsai Garden
Cost: The tour is free, however visitors must pay the admission fee for the museum.
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.
*Guide for group visitors, Please make a reservation by the 15th of the preceding month.
Collection Guide: a help guide for viewing our collection using a smartphone.How to Use:
(1) Scan the QR Code and connect to the e-Guide.
(2) Enter the reference number written on the label.
(3) Read the information and explanations. Check the images. Before Use:
・Some items do not have a reference number.
・The content in the e-Guide and label may not always match.
・Please use headphones when 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.