teamLab Planets Tokyo will reopen on Friday June 5 with increased safety measures

The interactive digital art museum will impose face mask requirements and a new ticketing system for social distancing

Kasey Furutani
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Kasey Furutani

Tokyo’s reopening plan is full steam ahead. Just one week after the state of emergency was lifted, businesses throughout Japan are beginning to reopen, starting with museums, libraries and department stores. Now, after a months-long closure, teamLab Planets Tokyo in Toyosu will reopen on Friday June 5, with three new safety measures to avoid the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus

Limited admission and ticketed time slots 

Tickets are limited and visitors will have to purchase e-tickets in advance. To avoid congestion, each ticket will have a designated date and 30-minute entry time slot.

Safety measures for admission 

Visitors who has any of the following conditions will be denied admission and given a full refund:

  • A positive test for Covid-19, or close contact with someone who has.
  • A high temperature when checked at the door.
  • Living with someone suspected of being infected.
  • Returned from travelling abroad within the past two weeks.

Visitors with any of the following symptoms will also be denied entry: fever, cough, dyspnea, general malaise, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, lack of smell or taste, pain or inflammation of the eyes, headache, joint or muscle pain, diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting.

Safety measures inside the museum

  • Visitors must wear masks. 
  • Hand sanitiser will be placed throughout the venue and visitors are encouraged to use it.
  • Visitors should follow the social distancing marks when queuing for tickets. 
  • Inside the museum, viewers should stay 2m or more away from other groups.
  • If you test positive for Covid-19 after visiting, you must inform the museum. 

The artwork ‘Soft Black Hole - Your Body Becomes a Space that Influences Another Body’ will remain temporarily closed. 

For more information, see teamLab Planet Tokyo’s official website

So far, there is no word on teamLab Borderless reopening. Can’t wait? Get a sneak peek at the exhibitions with these free videos

Planning to go out? See our guide on social distancing in Tokyo.

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