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Mitake Visitor Center

Hi, everyone. What are your plans for today?
The Mitake Visitor Center is a facility for visitors located on Mt. Mitake, which serves as the east entrance to Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. When you visit Mt. Mitake, be sure to stop by the visitor center first! We can provide you with information about the hiking trails and nature around Mt. Mitake, as well as special information prepared by our guides.

Information

  • Hours:
    9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed on:
    • Mondays (except for weeks in which Monday is a national holiday or a Tokyo prefectural holiday, in which case the visitor center will be open on Monday and closed on Tuesday)
    • New Year holidays (from Deecember 29 to January 3)
  • Entrance fee:
    Free
  • Location:
    38-5 Mitake, Ome-shi- Tokyo 198-1075
  • Access:
    Take the JR Ome Line to Mitake Station, and then take the Nishi-Tokyo Bus bound for Cable-shita. Get off the bus at the Cable-shita bus stop, and then take the Mitake Tozan Railway cable car to Mitake-san Station. The visitor center is about a 10 minute walk from Mitake-san Station.

Facilities and Activities

The Mitake Visitor Center serves large groups who visit the area for field trips and integrated study activities, and to experience nature. Please contact us at any time for more details.

  • Advice for planning activities on Mt. Mitake
  • Lectures and nature experience programs to coincide with your visit
  • Lectures and advice related to planning curricula for integrated study

Some of Our Exhibits

  • First floor

    • Up-to-date info on Mt. Mitake
      This exhibit uses photos and actual specimens to introduce the animals and plants that can be seen on Mt. Mitake at the time of your visit.
    • The latest hiking information
      Hiking information for the surrounding area is provided in real time. Come visit us for information before you set out on your hike.


Exhibition room, first floor

  • Second floor
    • Model of the surrounding area
      This wooden model is constructed on a 1:5000 scale. It allows you to easily see the landforms of the surrounding area in 3D.
    • Diorama zone
      "Look, play, and feel!" is the theme of these dioramas, which recreate the nature of Mt. Mitake. Have fun while learning about the natural beauty of Mt. Mitake.


Rock garden diorama, second floor

Program Guidance

  • Guided walks
    The forest is full of mysterious things. Take a walk with one of our guides, and see for yourself! No advance reservation is required.
  • Craft making
    You can make simple crafts by using seeds and other natural materials. The only limit to what you can make is your imagination!
  • Slide shows
    You can enjoy watching a slide show before you set out. Many new discoveries are waiting for you! Please ask one of our guides for more details.
  • Lecture room
    Our lecture room can accomodate a maximum of 100 people.


A group of visitors enjoys their guide's talk

Contact Us

Telephone: 0428-78-9363
Fax: 0428-78-9445

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