[Basic Information] Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens

●Visiting hours: 9:00-17:00 (last entry at 16:30)

 *Please note that some facilities are open by 16:00.


●Admission fee
Adult: 1,500 yen (1,300yen for groups of 20 and more)
University and high school students: 1,000 yen (800 yen for groups of 20 and more)
Junior high and elementary school students: 500 yen (300 yen for groups of 20 and more)
*Group discount starts from 20 people.

● Art Pavillion”Kohtei”
Installation time : approximately 25 minutes 

①09:30-09:55 ➁10:15-10:40 ③11:00-11:25 ④11:45-12:10 ⑤12:30-12:55
⑥13:15-13:40 ⑦14:00-14:25 ⑧14:45-15:10 ⑨15:30-15:55 ⑩16:15-16:40 

*No reservation required

*You cannot enter in the middle of the session, but you can leave the hall during installation. (You cannot re-enter in the same session)

*Please arrive 5 minutes before admission.
 Viewers may need to wait for entry when crowded.
*Photography and video recording are prohibited inside Kohtei.


●Information about each facility

Facility name   Fees Business hours Notes
Shogondo Hakuin Gallery  Free 10:00–16:00 Hakuin Zenshi calligraphy collection
Gokando Shinshoji Udon 1,200 yen 11:00–15:00 Approximately 45minutes
Shuroken Matcha set

800 yen



Reservations required for tea ceremony.
*Closed on Tuesdays

Gankuin Matcha set

800 yen


Summer shaved ice

Sencha set 800 yen
Experience Fees Business Hours Notes
(Seated Meditation)
1,000 yen 13:30–15:00 ・Duration 90 minutes
・Reservation required
 separate admission fee required.

One day
Zen experience

  4,600 yen 10:00–15:00

Reservation required.

Experience content

Zazen(Seated Meditation)/
Shinshoji Udon(Lunch)·
Sutra Copying/
Tea service

Accommodation type
Zen experience


25,000 yen


・Reservation required (2 or more people)
・Capacity 25 people
・1 night 2 days
・Disbanded at 9:30 the next day

・Thursday & Friday

・The overnight Zen experience is held on a Thursday or Friday one to four times a month depending on the number of reservations and scheduling.

Sutra copying   1,000 yen  

・Time 40–80 minutes
*No reservation required

Workation   2,000 yen  

Includes admission fee and facility usage fee

Bath house

  Private bath 

  Reservation required.

 (Up to 4 people)

5,000yen for 50 minutes

7,500yen for 90 minutes


Towels are available.

 Additional fee

 Adult : 800 yen / University and high school students: 600 yen /Junior high and elementary school students: 400 yen

Separate admission fee required.





●Pick up service

From the nearest “Tenjinyama bus stop” to “Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens”,
we provide pick up service depending on the staff’s availability at the time of inquiry.


●Please use each facility according to its proper purpose.

●Video recording is prohibited at Hakuin Gallery.