Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum

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Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum

The Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum is a small museum located in eastern Matsumoto. Major exhibits are wooden crafts, bamboo wares, glassware, china and porcelain etc. They had been collected not only from this region but from other parts of Japan and foreign countries.

This museum was originally the possession of Mr. Taro Maruyama who had run a folkcraft shop in the downtown.
Mr. Maruyama who had been fascinated by folkcraft since he met Dr. Sohetsu Yanagi, a famous folkcraft investigator, and he built this museum in 1962 collecting as much as 7,000 articles at his own expense.
You can enjoy the view of Japan Alps and grape farms from the window.

Address
1313-1 Satoyamabe
TEL
0263-33-1569
Business Hours
9:00
17:00
Entrance closes at 16:30.
Closed
Mon. (open if a national holiday, and closed on the following day)
Dec 29 - Jan 3
Price
Adults
¥300
Parking Lot
Available
Access
BUS
15 min bus ride on the Utsukushigahara Line. Get off at the Folkcraft Museum Bus Stop.
CAR
20 min from Matsumoto Interchange
Aug 3, 2018