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Unusually Interesting!

A small museum, but filled with antique Japanese toys, masks, kites, dolls and other pieces. The... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
PDXPortland
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Portland, Oregon
Interesting

It is nice place to visit with kids, the entire museum consist of 4 rooms. It is worth to visit... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Tkonik
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Warsaw, Poland
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30 Dec 2016
“A jewel”
8 Sep 2016
“Unusually Interesting!”
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1-4-16 Chuo, Kurashiki 710-0046, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

For sure the amount of old craft toys is displayed in a very tiny place: kites, masks, dolls, darumas, small toys are really a jewel that tells us s lot about rural Japan and Japanese children. 400 Yen to enter this magic place and never...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Alessandra C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A small museum, but filled with antique Japanese toys, masks, kites, dolls and other pieces. The first room is filled with examples from all over Japan; the other rooms across the small courtyard have the masks and other toys. Very interesting though very hot in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank PDXPortland
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

It is nice place to visit with kids, the entire museum consist of 4 rooms. It is worth to visit also shop with toys, very nice traditional toys, nice music instruments.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

The museum consists of four rooms (one of them is upstairs with no lift, but other three are ground level) filled with all sorts of traditional Japanese toys from daruma to kites to horses and other odd figurines which have been collected from all around...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank waffler_au
Reviewed 1 May 2015

For those interested in toys, especially old ones, this is a great little museum. There are more toys per square inch. They are nicely grouped, however. It is worth the 400 yen for a quick visit, but one can linger for hours.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank dick_mary
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This "museum" is really a few rooms jam-packed with the most amazing folk toys from rural Japan. You won't find plastic here--there are wooden, paper, cloth, ceramic, and stone toys from many eras. Huge collections of dolls, tops, pull toys, kites, masks, etc. etc. There's...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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