Traveling, or even living in Tokyo presents a lot of fun activities and options for adults, but those of us with kids need to keep them entertained as well. Thankfully, there are a lot of children’s play center options within Tokyo or close by, to satisfy even the pickiest kids and all are relatively cheap and inexpensive. Here is a list of Tokyo Children’s Play Centers.
Tokyo Children’s Play Centers
Legoland Discovery Center is the ultimate indoor LEGO playground with 2 rides, 10 LEGO build & play zones, a 4D cinema & much more! This place is simply amazing and full of fun, as there are three play areas with LEGO of all colors, shapes, and sizes for kids to build with. It has a miniature model of Tokyo’s cityscape made from nearly 1.5 million bricks; a LEGO-themed laser shooting ride, a Fire Academy & Construction Site with crawl spaces, slides, a LEGO theme park-like ride, and so much more. Location: Island Mall 3F, Decks Tokyo Beach, 1-6-1 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Tokyo Teleport Station, 5 min walk Google Maps
Hello Kitty is one of Japan’s most famous exports and is loved by children all around the world. As soon as you arrive at Tama Center Station you will notice that the whole town is geared up to support Kitty in her role as a mascot for Japan and you can step into the world of Hello Kitty and other popular Sanrio characters at Puroland. Sanrio Puroland is an indoor wonderland dedicated to all the Sanrio characters. This is the center of the world for all things Hello Kitty! Location: 1-31 Ochiai, Tama, Tokyo Train Access: Tama Center Google Maps
ASOBono at the Tokyo Dome is one of the largest indoor play centers in Tokyo with areas for babies six months old through elementary. There are a massive climbing and sliding area that has balls for the kids to slide and play on. If you have a 6-24-month-old, you will enjoy the baby exclusive area with a mini ball pit. There is also a library, building structure area, an enormous area with cars, trucks, and battery-operated trains, and much more. Location: Tokyo Dome, 1-3-61 Koraku-en, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Suidobashi Station, Korakuen Station, Kasuga Station, a few min walk Google Maps
Trampoland – Trampoline Parks
Trampoland is an indoor trampoline center that is safe and fun for elementary-aged kids and up. The Trampoland workers are very helpful and will help the children learn how to play and teach them some simple tricks. Trampoland expanded with a Trampoland in Saitama, which is nine times bigger than this Itabashi branch. You can also rent the space out if you have a group of 12 or more for parties.
Itabashi Trampoland Location: 2-46-3 Itabashi, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Itabashi-kuyakushomae Station, 4 min walk, Shimo-Itabashi Station, 6 min walk, Itabashi Station, 10 min walk Google Maps
KidZania is an indoor theme park, it is a city founded by the children of the world where they can be leaders and learn about society while having fun. The park is a city built to scale for children complete with buildings, shops, paved streets and vehicles that look like everyday workplaces in Japan. Children aged 3 to 15 years old perform jobs and are paid for their work. Jobs include a fireman, doctor, vet, pilot, police officer, model in a fashion show, dancer, cook, baker, and many others. There are over 90 jobs to choose from! It’s an excellent place to see how society works and just have fun. Location: Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu, North Port 3rd floor, 2-4-9 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Toyosu Station, 8 min walk Google Maps
PEKIDS Climbing Center in Shibuya is a great spot to let your kids burn off energy by climbing the walls for a few hours. The PEKIDS Climbing Center is designed for ages 3 through elementary. There is also a little zone for under 2-year-olds to enjoy while siblings are climbing. This is also a great place to rent for a private birthday party. Location: 6 Chome-19-14 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo Train Access: Shibuya Station, 2 min walk, Harajuku Station, 10 min walk Google Maps
Asobi No Sekai from Bornelund is an indoor play center for ages 6 months – 12 years. For the small ones, there is a baby area, but most of the other spots have kids running around. The most popular play areas are the ball and climbing pit, and the inflated bouncing road and ball. If you need a little slow time there are also great creative spaces to build and design. Location: Grand Tree Shopping Mall 4F, 3-1135-1 Shinmarukohigashi, Nakahara Ward, Kawasaki Train Access: Musashi Kosugi Station, 4 min walk Google Maps
Playground Shibuya Kids is an indoor play space that is safe comfortable and fun. This is a great baby and toddler indoor play area. The play area is compact but filled with a great selection of colorful hands-on toys, climbing and bouncing equipment. Location: Konami Sports Club Building 9th Floor, 18-11 Shinsen-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Shibuya Station, 14 min walk Google Maps
Little Planet is a permanent digital exhibition that combines digital technology and experiences to keep children active and engaged. The sand party area is where kids use special tools to locate digital treasures in a sand box. There is a digital spray paint wall and Rubix cube-like game where each player competes for the most points and more. Location: 1-1-10 Aomi, Koto-ku, 5F Tokyo Diversity, Tokyo Train Access: Tokyo Teleport Station, 3 min walk, Daiba Station, 5 min walk Google Maps
Hamley’s toy store is a fantastic spot to spend a couple of hours. Hamley’s is the oldest and largest toy shop in the world. Their playroom is open to babies and kids up to 12 years and is equipped with toys, playground equipment, slide, and digital wall. Location: 2-2-1, Shinkou, Naka-ku, Yokohama Train Access: Minatomirai Station, 12 min walk Google Maps
Amazing World is an indoor play center created for kids ages 0 to 12 years old. Amazing World has a good selection of inflatable castles, climbing equipment, slides, and educational building blocks. They also have large drawing walls, kitchen town, crafts, baby room and a nursing area. Location: 2-Chome-2-1 Nakagawachuo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama Train Access: Center Minami Station, 7 min walk Google Maps
Kandu Indoor Theme Park is very similar to Tokyo`s Kidzania where kids aged 3-16 years old can role-play and work a variety of jobs. Some of the jobs include a JAL Airlines pilot, JAXA Space engineer, architect, takoyaki chef, soup maker, cold stone ice cream maker and more. The main differences between Kandu and Kidzania are lower pricing and fewer activities to select from, 30 jobs versus 90 at Kidzania and Kandu is cheaper and more suitable for younger kids. Location: 1−5 Toyosuna, Mihama Ward, Chiba Aeon Mall 3F Train Access: Kaihin Makuhari Station, Keisei Bus to AEON Mall Google Maps
This is an indoor theme park at the Sunshine city mall that combines fun, food, and lots of interesting attractions that are aimed at children but are great family fun. There are 3 separate entertainment towns. A western-style town Dokingham Plaza that has various kinds of fun games, an old Japanese town modeled after the Showa period that has the Namja Gyoza Stadium and Deserts area, and the haunted Mononoke town. This is a really fun place for everyone. Location: 3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Sunshine City World Import Mart Building 2F Train Access: Higashi-Ikebukuro Station, 3 min walk, Ikebukuro Station, 8 min walk Google Maps
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