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Inside Tokyo's Snoopy Museum (and How To Get Cheap Tickets)

(upbeat music) – Charles M Schultz Peanuts is a comic strip loved the world over

And Japan is no exception While everyone here knows the stories of good old Charlie Brown, his loyal beagle dog, Snoopy is the real star So much so that the world's very first Snoopy museum originally located in Roppongi has reopened bigger and better and it's an absolutely must if you consider yourself a Peanuts fan The new Snoopy museum has moved to the edge of Tokyo in Machida at Minami-Machida Grandberry Park Station It's about 34 minutes from Shibuya on the Tokyo Den-en-toshi Line

Grandberry Park is a large shopping center with a lot to see and do It's real easy to get distracted while on your way to the museum But follow the Snoopys and you should find your way Admission into the museum is 2000 yen for adults and 600 yen for children four years or older However, we strongly recommend that you purchase advance tickets through Eplus on the museum's official website

It saves you 200 yen and guarantees you entry The museum is popular and can great really crowded, especially on weekends and holidays The Snoopy Museum is a contemporary three-floor building In the Charles Schultz Room you hear from the man himself through rare recordings and interviews as he details the creation process, his inspirations and connections with the characters Schultz ingrained themes in the Peanuts such faith, race and existentialism and it's a real treat to see the amount of love and care that went into something that many of us grew up with and learned from

And of course there's Snoopy Probably the museum's main attraction is the Snoopy Room, which features several large statues of the character in various poses that you can imitate and photograph And while that isn't all to see we don't want to give away too much We want you to check it out for yourself As to be expected there is a gift shop but don't expect to find too much cheapo swag here besides postcards and stationary

Lastly, if you're looking to top off your day at the Snoopy Museum, then you'll want to stop by the official Peanuts Cafe next door Normally themed cafes at restaurants serve average dishes at best just with jacked up prices and shaped like Mickey Mouse or something But the Peanuts Cafe is surprising really good It's a bit pricey but you could do a lot worse (spring bouncing) Hey, if you like what you just watched, subscribe to our channel for more videos like 'em

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