Best TeamLab Spots in Japan
Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka...Discover the best teamLab Museums and exhibitions in Japan!
The ultra technologist art group teamLab became famous when they opened its first museum MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless, the world’s first digital art museum. Various specialists such as artists, programmers, engineers, CG animator, mathematicians and architects work together to create an incredible and beautiful experience.
Since the opening of the first museum in Tokyo, teamLab has been opening new museums and temporary exhibitions throughout Japan. If you are traveling to Japan or living here and wanting to enjoy experiencing the latest digital art museums served by teamLab, here you have a list with all the teamLab museums and temporary exhibitions in Japan!
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Much more interactive than teamLab Borderless, teamLab Planets Tokyo offers a really unique and fun experience, features some of teamLab’s most spectacular and popular digital works and new beautiful creations in a 10,000 m2 space. The museum has 3 areas, but the most popular is undoubtedly the Floating Flower Garden, an artwork space filled with flowers and mirrors, creating a fairy tail atmosphere.
teamLab Planets Tokyo opened in Toyosu in Summer of 2018 and it was supposed to be for a limited period of two years but due to its great success it has been maintained as a permanent museum, although an extension project is planned to move the museum to another location.
|Access||1 mins walk from Shin-Toyosu Station (Yurikamome Line)/ 11 mins walk from Toyosu Station (Yurakucho Line)|
|Address||6-1-16 Toyosu, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0061|
|Business Hours||Weekdays 10:00–20:00/ Holidays 09:00–21:00 * Last Entrance one hour before the closing time.|
|Price||3,200 yen (Adult)/ 2,000 yen (Junior high school and High school)/ 1,000 yen (Children)|
|Nearest station||Shin-Toyosu Station|
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teamLab: Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest
teamLab: Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest is an open-air museum located at the Musashino Woods Park in Higashi-Tokorozawa, Saitama.
The museum is part of teamLab’s Digitized Nature art project, a new museum concept that transform nature into art without damaging it, using digital technology. At Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest, the teamLab team transforms the acorn forests of Musashino into an interactive art space that changes when people is nearby!
Following the success of teamLab Borderless and teamLab Planets, teamLab: Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest is the new trendy activity for Tokyoites, especially in summer!
|Access||9 minute walk from Higashi-Tokorozawa Station on the JR Musashino Line|
|Address||3-9, Higashi-Tokorozawa Wada, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama|
|Business Hours||16:00 - 21:00 (Last entry at 20:30)|
|Nearest station||Higashi-Tokorozawa Station|
The most recent opening of the teamLab group, teamLab Botanical Garden Osaka is an open-air park! With a total of 240,000-sqm and located in the center of the city Nagai Park is one of the largest urban parks in Osaka. Opened in 1944 the park includes facilities such as a baseball stadium and an open-air botanical garden. As a part of the renovation project made on 2022, a new teamLab has been built inside the botanical garden.
The teamLab Botanical Garden is based on teamLab’s art project Digitized Nature, using the natural elements of the park to build a new digital museum concept! A beautiful botanical garden during day time and art space at night, in this project teamLab show that you can transform nature into art without harming it.
|Access||10-12 mins walk from Nagai Station (Osaka Metro Midosuji Line/JR Hanwa Line)|
|Address||1-23 Nagaikoen, Higashisumiyoshi-ku, Osaka|
|Business Hours||Weekdays 18:00–21:30 *Last entry at 20:30|
|Closed||2nd and 4th Monday of every month|
|Price||1,600 yen (Adult)/ 500 yen (Elementary & Junior High School Students)|
|Nearest station||Nagai Station|
teamLab Forest Fukuoka is a futuristic and progressive museum created for both children and adults to enjoy. Opened in July 2020, teamLab Fukuoka museum is inspired by two elements of Fukuoka’s nature: a forest (as the name suggests) and the ocean. Fukuoka is a coastal city so the ocean it’s a really important part.
Under the name of The Catching and Collecting Forest and The Athletics Forest the museum is divided in two areas that offers visitors a great and funny experience!
|Access||15 mins walk from Tojinmachi Station (Kuko Line)|
|Address||2 Chome-2-6 Jigyohama, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, 810-0065|
|Business Hours||Weekdays 11:00–20:00/ Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays 10:00–20:00|
|Price||2,200 yen (Adult)/ 800 yen (Children 4 to 15 years old)|
|Nearest station||Tojinmachi Station|
Coming soon: teamLab Borderless in Tokyo
MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless was one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tokyo until closed in August 2022 down for a renovation project. The good news are that the new teamLab Borderless is scheduled to relocate from Odaiba to the area across Toranomon, Azabudai and Roppongi in 2023. You have more info here:
As I said before, in addition to the permanent museums teamLab have been also offering temporary exhibitions in different locations in Japan. This exhibitions are time-limited only, so they are a really unique experience available for a short time.
teamLab Kami-sama ga Sumau Mori (The Forest Where the Gods Live) will be hold in Summer 2023 at Mifuneyama Rakuen in Takeo City, Saga Prefecture, from July 14 (Friday) to November 5 (Sunday), 2023.
Mifuneyama Rakuen is a large garden with 500,000-square-meter featuring supernaturally piled megaliths, a forest, a waterfall and a cave. For the exhibition teamLab transforms the Mifuneyama Rakuen nature’s natural forms into digital art.
teamLab Kanazawa Castle: Festival of Light
team Lab Kanazawa Castle: Festival of Light is a special exhibition in Kanazawa Castle Park in Ishikawa Prefecture, where visitors can enjoy a variety of fantastic digital art, including a light art space that changes according to the presence of people and the behavior of nature. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a space where brightly colored animals shaped with flowers walk along the stone wall of the 50-ken row house, the largest wooden castle building in Japan built after the Meiji period (1868-1912). In addition, several other works will be exhibited in the park.
TeamLab’s art exhibition TeamLab Kanazawa Castle: Festival of Light will be held at Kanazawa Castle Park in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, from September 30 (Sat) to November 26 (Sun), 2023.
Team Lab Kanazawa Castle: Festival of Light
Period: September 30 (Sat) – November 26 (Sun), 2023
Hours: 8:00 – 21:30 (last admission 20:45)
Place: Kanazawa Castle Park
teamLab: Lake Yamanakako Walk, Walk, Walk
The temporary art exhibition teamLab Lake Yamanakako Walk, Walk, Walk will be held on the shores of Lake Yamanaka, Yamanashi Prefecture, from 27 Oct (Fri) to 12 Nov (Sun), 2023.
TeamLab Lake Yamanaka Walk, Walk, Walk is a light art exhibition that allows visitors to take a walk along the shores of Lake Yamanakako and along the trees where the art changes according to the presence of people and other circumstances.
teamLab Lake Yamanakako Walk, Walk, Walk
Period: October 27 (Fri) – November 12 (Sun), 2023
Place: Yamanakako Lake
Sunday to Thursday 17:30-20:30 (last admission at 20:00)
Friday, Saturday and Holidays 17:30-21:00 (last admission at 20:30).
*Entry may be restricted during busy periods.
Price: 800 yen for adults, free for pre-school children.
teamLab: Learn! Amusement Park of the Future and Animals Living with Flowers
A new temporary exhibition have been announced to be held at the Sapporo Art Park Museum in Hokkaido from July 8 (Sat) to September 3 (Sun), 2023. Learn! Amusement Park of the Future is made with the idea of create a digital art “amusement park” that can be enjoyed by children and adults.
The museum features beautiful living animals made with flowers, light balls that changes color and sound when a ball is rolled, a slide on which a variety of fruits grow and much more!
TeamLab: Learn! The Amusement Park of the Future and Animals Living with Flowers
Period: July 8 (Sat) – September 3 (Sun), 2023
Place：Sapporo Art Park Museum
Weekday admission ticket: 1,500 yen adults, 800 yen children (3 years and older)
Weekdays only: 1,800 yen adults, 1,100 yen children (3 years and older) *Advance tickets with Drawing Factory (P code: 994-226)
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