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Hida no Takumi Bunka Museum

10-1 Furukawacho Ichinomachi, Hida 509-4234, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-73-2111
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So interesting, and friendly

On entry we were met immediately by the resident man on reception who joined us at the amazing... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Caryn V
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Great interactive and affordable museum

Fantastic museum celebrating carpentry in Takayama. Hands-on experience with different woodworking... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
walmsleyh
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Sydney, Australia
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10-1 Furukawacho Ichinomachi, Hida 509-4234, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-73-2111
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

On entry we were met immediately by the resident man on reception who joined us at the amazing wooden puzzles, clearly delighting in showing us how to assemble and dissemble them. He gave the impression that it was his first day, he was so full...More

Thank Caryn V
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Fantastic museum celebrating carpentry in Takayama. Hands-on experience with different woodworking techniques and a real sense of pride regarding the district's strong history of carpentry. Adds an extra element of appreciation for surrounding architecture and the techniques used in traditional building. Definitely worth doing if...More

Thank walmsleyh
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I found the Takumikan Craft Museum to be a very informative guide to wood craft. The English language audio guide provided plenty of information about the skills of Japanese carpenters. The traditional carpentry techniques don't use any nails and there are example joints which you...More

Thank m97lrs
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Many of the old buildings in the area are built without nails, instead using ingeneous complicated carpentry joints. It's these joints that are the focus of this museum. It's mostly hands on, which means you can pull the timbers apart and then put them back...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile
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Reviewed 19 November 2016
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Reviewed 12 October 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile
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