Guide to group visits
The following program is available for group tours.
Group tours will be led by a guide.
※Groups are welcome to tour on their own without a reservation for this program.
TMG group tour (by reservation)
Someone in the group must have a Japanese phone number.
Monday - Friday
※Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and the year end and New Yea holidays (December 29 - January 3).
Times (twice daily)
(1) From 10:00 am (2) From 2:45 pm
※The tour lasts approximately 1 hour (may vary depending on the size of the group).
10 - 45 people.
※Depending on the booking schedule, each tour may accommodate multiple groups at one time.
※Tours cannot be used for commercial purposes.
※Bookings from travel agencies are not accepted. The group representative who will be present on the day of the tour must book directly.
For school trips, the participating school must make the booking directly.
1. 2F of TMG No. 1 Building (meeting place for group tour reservations).
2. Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Building.
3. Observatory elevator (end of tour)
※Self-guided tour inside Observatories.
※Please see the "Visiting the Observatories" web page for Observatory hours.
Opening date for bookings
9:00 am 3 months prior to the day of the tour.
※Bookings can be made by elementary schools in Tokyo from 9:00 am 4 months prior to the day of the tour.
|Q&A about opening date for bookings -When is the opening date for booking my group tour?
(Q1) I would like to book a tour on the 31st of XYZ. Availability is only up until the 30th of the month prior to 3 months prior.
(A1) You can book your group tour starting on the final day of the month 3 months prior.
(Q2) What if the day 3 months prior falls on a holiday (Saturday, Sunday, national holiday, year end and New Year's holidays [December 29 - January 3])?
(A2) You can book your group tour from the first day TMG opens after this holiday.
At least 3 days prior to the tour (excluding days when TMG is closed).
First book your tour by telephone. You will then receive a written application form either by postal mail or facsimile. Please be aware that when using postal mail the booking process will take around 2 weeks to complete.
Dedicated phone line for group tour reservations
Reception hours: 9 am - 5 pm（Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays, Year end and New Year's holidays (December 29 - January 3) are closed.
Please make a reservation if you plan to use the oversized vehicle parking (priority given to reservations).
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