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  • Writer's pictureSteve & Paul

TeamLab - Planets, Tokyo

There is a second Team Lab experience that you should also do, which is not spread over as big an area as TeamLab Borderless, however this one involves water, so just wear runners and shorts, as the runners come off at the door and are placed into lockers for safe keeping.

Once again, it's all very orderly and well run, but get there early as people start queueing from around 9.30am - the earlier you get there, the less people there are walking through the exhibit.

Paul knee deep in water with visual fish swimming around him

TeamLab Planets consists of 4 vast exhibition spaces with 7 distinct artworks. The artworks are based on art collective teamLab’s concept of “Body Immersive”.

By immersing the entire body with other people in these massive “Body Immersive” artworks, the boundary between the body and the artwork dissolves, the boundaries between the self, others, and the world become something continuous, and we explore a new relationship without boundaries between ourselves and the world.

As I said, visitors enter the museum barefoot, and become completely immersed with other visitors in the vast artwork spaces. In one of the spaces we were knee deep in water and the amazing lighting showed fish swimming around amongst us - but alas, there were no real fish.


Adult 3,200 yen

High School Child 2,000 yen

Child (4-12) 800 yen

Seniors 2,400 yen

Disabled person $1,600 yen

OPEN 1000 - 1900 daily

WHERE 6-1-16 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0061

1 minute on foot from Shin-Toyosu Station

(Tokyo Waterfront New Transit Waterfront Line Yurikamome Line)

10 minutes on foot from Toyosu Station and LaLaport Toyosu

(Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)

5 minutes on foot from Shijoumae Station and Toyosu Market

(Tokyo Waterfront New Transit Waterfront Line Yurikamome Line)

WEAR shorts and runners


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