Igaryu ninjas, the obedient group who live common Iives as farmers but also participate in spy activities throughout the country.
Come and tour around the real ninja houses with explanation from our ninja staff, see the precious exhibits, be amazed by the great variety of souvenirs from popular to specific items and be excited by the impressive ninja shows. Ninja Museum of Igaryu, in where you feel true ninjas.
located inside the splendid Ueno Park, with just a 8-minute walk from the Uenoshi station of the Iga railway.
The pathway heads for the museum is in bright red color dyed by the autumn leaves in fall, and perfect for a relaxing walk.
Igaryu is a ninja genre originated nearby the Iga and Nabari city, and it has taken the public by storm through the movie “Ninja country” casted by Satoshi Ohno, a member the famous Japanese idol group “Arashi”.
You will look up and see a ninja hidden high up in the roof.
The place is designed dark with no light, perfect for hiding.
The performance ends with a friendly smile- telling you that they treasure their Igaryu arts, that’s their family life, their home.
And down the basement you are now at the Ninja experience hall.
Ninjas normally live their lives as common farmers, and with the excuse of performing arts they tour around the country for their true purpose as spy.
They make use of a huge number of tools as exhibited. They learn and practice the skills since there were around three and throughout their whole lives indeed.
The colorful, eye-catching one is with the Igaryu ninja’s nod.
When talking about Japanese nods, the memory of the movie “Your name” simply comes up as the beautiful depiction in the movie does drive nods become nationally well-known.
What about having one for the memory of the trip?
It is a national traditional craft since the ancient Nara period, with an elegantly bright, pale green color. Isn’t it simply beautiful?
(Extra charge not included in the admission fee)
It is much more than just a show, no doubt!
The show is being too realistic that sometimes kids are too scared and they cried out in the middle...and the rundown changes depends on the reaction from audiences, the show is very popular among overseas tourists. And, it is at the Ninja experience plaza.
Additional fee, not included in the admission fee, is needed for the show. Please check the show calendar at our homepage in advance.
Ninja is originated from “Shinobi” in the 7th century. As time goes by there are different names like “ukami” in the 8th century, “Kanja” and “rappa” in the 16th century, then “onmitsu” in the 18th and eventually “art of ninja” in the 20th century. While it remained vague without any definite descriptions to the essence.
It is commonly believed that Igaryu is formed in the 12th century to fight against the evil powers at that time.
The fighting scene of the female ninja, Kuno is also enormously impressive. It is an agile, brave and beautiful expression that make you hold your breath. Fight with others is simply unavoidable to compete the mission of passing the secret information alive and sound as a professional Igaryu ninja. The spell is to hide from danger, to escape from enemies and to survive. Weapons like the throwing stars are also used together with the spell.
Igaryu ninja is the survivor from various dangerous situations, the cool survivors. At the last act, audience can interact with the Igaryu ninja elite group, the performers of skillful arts and most importantly, decide the ending of the show!
Costumes for kids and adults are both available, so it would be, undoubtedly, a great experience for you, your friends and family members to transform to be a ninja group. Rental costumes for pets are also available at a number of these stores as well!
Iga city is a city of ninja, as claimed. And it is also the hometown of ninja. What would such a city be like viewing from the high castle stone wall? How would the ninja time come to your eyes there?
The museum is a place of uniqueness, with solemn and long history nurtured in times.
Adult (High school students or above) 756 yen (tax included)
Children (4-year-old to junior high school student) 432 yen (tax included)
Additional charge: The Ninja show 400 yen per head
•Please confirm the show dates in advance.
December 29 - January 1
09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
•Last admission 04:30 p.m.
Railway: 8 minutes’walk from Uenoshi Station Iga Railway
(JR) Shin Osaka Station to Igaueno Station (exchanging Iga railway)
(Kintetsu) Osaka Namba Station to Igakanbe Station (exchanging Iga railway)
(JR) Nagoya Station to Igaueno Station (exchanging Iga railway)
(Kintetsu) Nagoya Station to Igakanbe Station (exchanging Iga railway)
(JR)Kyoto Station to Igaueno Station (exchanging Iga railway)
(Kintetsu)Kyoto Station to Igakanbe Station (exchanging Iga railway)
It takes about 10-minute from Ueno East Interchange on Route 25
Please use Iga city municipal parking.
(Parking Fee： 500 yen / once)