TeamLab Borderless Tokyo


TeamLab is a company that creates massive interactive digital art displays. We ventured through their Borderless exhibition in Odaiba, Tokyo!

TeamLab Borderless is unlike any museum that we’ve ever experienced. It is a 10,000 sq m space that uses 520 computers and 470 projectors to create an immersive experience.
Borderless has 10 different worlds and 50 large scale works. Download the TeamLab app to make the experience even more interactive.
We arrived in the late afternoon (3.20pm) which is a busy time and waited 40 minutes in a massive long line. We spent 2 1/5 hours inside and unfortunately missed rooms: Floating nest & Forest of lamps. We didn’t find the Forest of Lamps room and we gave up waiting in line for the Floating nest room. Hint – Get inside and head straight for the Floating nest room to avoid a line.

We wish we had gone earlier and spent longer inside because there was so much to see! This was a must do experience!

Important information

TeamLab Borderless

Notes: we suggest arriving between 10-11am to avoid a long entry line and crowds inside OR arrive closer to closure times, however, you risk not allowing enough time to find every room. You may be required to remove footwear for some rooms. Do not wear high heels.

Weekdays: 10am – 7pm
Weekends and holidays: 10am – 9pm

The website has updates of any closures for maintenance on their website.
This is a permanent exhibition.
Closed every second Tuesday (booking system will indicate unavailable dates)
Reserve tickets one or two weeks in advance online.
Book tickets online here

TeamLab Planets

TeamLab Planets is another popular exhibition in Tokyo by TeamLab which is only open for a limited time.
Notes: Wear flat, removeable shoes. There is a flooded room that you will need to walk through where the water comes shin height.

Day pass times: 10am – 7pm
Night pass times: 7pm – 9pm (Discounted prices)

Times may extend during the weekends.
The Exhibition is temporary and will close down in Fall 2020.
Reserve tickets one or two weeks in advance online.
Book tickets online here

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We are Tom and Maddy. 27 Year old Australians living in Brisbane, Queensland. Tom is a Machinist by trade, foodie at heart and skilled cook at home. Maddy has travelled to 15 countries, studies Japanese and has an insatiable hunger. What will you find in our blogs? Tips on travelling to Japan, the language and customs. Our lives in Brisbane, our favourite food spots and the occasional recipe. What does お好みNOMS mean? お好み焼き Okonomiyaki is one of our favourite Japanese meals! Yaki means ‘Grilled’ in English and Okonomi means ‘What you like’. We’ve played with the Japanese here a bit to create ‘What you like... Read more

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