Note: Teamlab Borderless in Odaiba closed on August 31, 2022. A NEW Teamlab Borderless will open in Azabudai Hills in Tokyo at the end of 2023. Currently, only Teamlab Planets is opened in Tokyo. Due to its popularity, be sure to buy tickets in advance here! The rest of this article is retained for reference.
Is it worth going to *both* Teamlab Borderless and Teamlab Planets on a trip to Japan?
Answer: No, especially if you are staying less than one month, unless you’re a really really big fan.
I recommend visiting one or the other while in Tokyo: Teamlab Borderless or Teamlab Planets.
Which Teamlab museum is better to visit if you are short on time?
Answer: If you have three days in Tokyo or less, you should check out Teamlab Planets.
How much time will you spend at each Teamlab museum?
Which Teamlab museum is better for kids?
Answer: Teamlab Borderless is better if you are visiting Tokyo with kids.
Compared to Teamlab Planets, Teamlab Borderless has many interactive kids exhibits. Kids (and adults) can color in different animals to see them come to life, and take part in activities like jumping on a trampoline or slicing digital fruit while going down a slide.
There is even a special room for infants to play, and another special room for young children to be surrounded by animated art they create.
Which Teamlab museum is better for couples?
Answer: For couples who want to have a lovey-dovey excursion together, Teamlab Planets is better for you.
Teamlab Planets has several exhibits that are perfect for getting close to your significant other. One room is basically one giant foam cushion, where many couples were snuggling along the sides or having nice naps together.
Which Teamlab museum is better to make a day-trip out of?
Answer: Both Teamlab Borderless AND Teamlab Planets!
Which is less crowded, Teamlab Borderless or Teamlab Planets?
Answer: Teamlab Planets is less crowded than Teamlab Borderless
If you hate crowds, you’d better head to Teamlab Planets and not Borderless. Because Planets has just one path to follow, people move much quicker through this digital art museum.
Teamlab Borderless’s layout is open-ended, so people end up spending many more hours there, in the crowded the exhibits.
Which Teamlab museum is better overall?
Answer: In my opinon, Teamlab Borderless was better than Teamlab Planets, and more worth it for the money.
Conclusion: If you have to pick one, I think the Teamlab Borderless Museum is better than Teamlab Planets!
Once you’ve decided Teamlab Borderless or Teamlab Planets, here are some other things to do in Tokyo!
- Read up on my Tokyo itinerary – The Perfect Three Days in Tokyo Itinerary
- Check out the highlights – Top 15 Things To Do In Tokyo
- See Tokyo’s weird and quirky side – 20 Weird And Unique Things To Do In Tokyo
- Learn where to escape the crowds – Off-The-Beaten-Path Places In Tokyo
- Get out of the city for a day – Best Day Trips From Tokyo
- Gain some elevation over Tokyo – Six Amazing Tokyo Viewpoints