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MINGEI HOUSE
Kawai Kanjiro's House| 河井寬次郎記念館

The potter Kanjiro Kawai (1890-1966) was one of the central figures of the Mingei movement, which strove to bring out the aesthetic beauty in everyday traditional crafts and readily available nature. The museum offers a thorough survey of Kawai’s wide range of works, including ceramics, calligraphy, woodwork, brasswork and furniture, as well as his selection of artifacts from around the world.

Address : 569 Kanei-cho, Gojozaka, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 605-0875

Phone : +81-75-561-3585

Region : Kyoto | Kyoto

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults : ¥900 / University and high school students : ¥500 / Junior high and elementary school students : ¥300

Hours : 10:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)
Closed on Monday (Open if Monday is a national holiday, closed the following day), during year-end and new year holidays

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