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Inuyama-City Karakuri Exhibition Museum and Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex (Karakuri Tenjikan - Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan Bekkan)

  • Karakuri Exhibition Museum and Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex (Karakuri Tenjikan - Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan Bekkan)
  • Karakuri Exhibition Museum and Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex (Karakuri Tenjikan - Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan Bekkan)

The best place in Japan to learn about the Karakuri Mechanized Puppet Dolls - besides the several dolls on display, it periodically hosts workshop sessions with the last karakuri crafts master alive, Tamaya Shobei the 9th, 14th Karakuri Master and head of the traditional Tamaya Family, which has been making dolls since the century XVII.

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Location : 〒484-0081
8 Kitakoken, Inuyama, Inuyama-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : 100 yen (Junior High School students and younger, free of charge)

•4 Inuyama Facilities Common Pass:
Sold as set for 600 yen (150 yen off the regular fee)
Allows for admission at
1. National Treasure Inuyama Castle +
2. "Shiro-to-Machi Museum" Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum +
3. Karakuri Exhibition Museum and Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex +
4. "Dondenkan" Inuyama Festival Museum
*: No refunds accepted for common pass.
*: Common pass valid for 3 months after purchase date.
Opening
days / hours
: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Last Admission 4:30 PM)
Parking : Available, free of charge (cap. 25 cars) (Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum (Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan) parking lot)
Restrooms : Available
Holidays : December 29 to 31
Phone number : 0568-62-4802

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    15min westwards walk from either Inuyama-Yuen Station or Inuyama Station, both of the Meitetsu Inuyama Line (board the train bound for Inuyama from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    -Approx. 30min (10.5km) northwards from either Komaki I.C. of the Meishin Expressway / Tomei Expressway, or Komaki Kita I.C. of the Nagoya Expressway R11 Komaki Route, via Route 41, or;
    -Approx. 20min (13.9km) northwestwards from Komaki-Higashi I.C. of the Chuo Expressway via routes 49, and 461.

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#Karakuri Exhibition Museum
#Karakuri Tenjikan
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#Mechanized Puppet Dolls
#Ancient Craftsmanship
#Primitive Technology
#Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum Annex
#Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan Bekkan
#Inuyama Cultural Assets Museum
#Inuyama-shi Bunka Shiryokan
#Dondenkan Inuyama Festival Museum
#Inuyama Old Castle Town
#Museum of History
#Historic Archives Facility
#National Treasure Inuyama Castle
#Inuyama-City

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