Guide to group visits
※Group tours of the TMG Buildings are available as follows: For those who would like to visit freely, no reservation is needed.
TMG group tour (reservation required))
One of the participants must have a telephone number that can be reached in Japan.
Monday - Friday(week days only)
※Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and the year end and New Yea holidays (December 29 - January 3).
Hours (twice daily)
(1) From 10:00 am (2) From 2:45 pm
※Time required: approximately 1.5 hours (Depending on the number of people in the group, etc.).
Number of people accepted
At least 10 and up to 45 people.
※We conduct tours by multiple groups depending on the situation.
※This tour cannot be used for commercial purposes.
※We do not accept reservation from travel agencies. The representative of the participating group must reserve directly.
※If you are participating as part of school trips, the participating school must make the reservation directly.
1. Meeting place: 2nd floor of TMG No. 1 Building at the North corner
2. Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Building
3. End of the tour: Infront of the direct elevator for the Observatory
※You can observe freely inside the Observatories.
※Please see the "Visiting the Observatories" web page for Observatory hours.
Reservation accepting date
From 9:00 am, 3 months in advance of the tour date.
※For elementary schools in Tokyo, reservation can be made from 9:00 am, 4 months in advance of the tour date.
|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 e-mailor 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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