Ghibli Museum in Mitaka Closes Temporarily for Extensive Renovations

Venue will re-open in July 2016 with a new exhibition entitled "Riding the Cat-bus to Ghibli Forest"

The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is currently closed for extensive renovations, but will re-open in July of 2016 with a new exhibition planned and supervised by acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. The new exhibition, entitled "Nekobus ni notte Ghibli no Mori he" ("Riding the Cat-Bus to Ghibli Forest"), will run from July 16, 2016 until May of 2017.

 

 

The renovations will include re-painting the exterior of the museum in bright, vivid colors and updating the interior with new and improved exhibits. Representatives for the museum hope that the renovations will allow visitors to more thoroughly enjoy the whole of the museum and to more clearly experience the themes of the all of the exhibits.

 

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