Japanese Folk Toy Museum

Japan, 1-4-16 Chuo, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture 710-0046

The Japan Folk Toy Museum, nicknamed ``gangukan,'' is a museum of ``folk toys'' that opened in 1962 and is located within the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. Approximately 10,000 toys with a rich local flavor made from all over the country from the Edo period to the Showa period are on display. The premises include a ``shop'' for toys and miscellaneous goods, ``Plus One Gallery'' which hosts exhibitions of crafts and art by artists from all over the country, and ``Side Terrace'' which offers tableware for everyday use.

Business Time

10:00~17:00 Closed: December 30th - January 1st

Telephone number 086-422-8058
Website https://english.gangukan.jp/
  • ・About 20 minutes from Sanyo Expressway Kurashiki IC or Seto Chuo Expressway Hayashima IC ・About 10 minutes walk from JR Kurashiki Station
Language 日本語
Other Paid only for museums 600 yen for adults, 300 yen for middle and high school students, 100 yen for elementary school students, free for children under elementary school age.

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