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FOR ALL MINGEI ENTHUSIASTS
The Japan Folk Crafts Museum| 日本民藝館

Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood is a museum with a traditional wood and stone structure, dedicated to the folk art movement Mingei. It was initiated in the 1930s by thinkers and artists Soetsu Yanagi (who coined the word “mingei”), Shoji Hamada, and Kanjiro Kawai (spot #65). The museum strives to preserve and research traditional forms of arts and crafts particularly those found in various parts of Japan and in Asia.

Address : 4-3-33 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0041

Phone : +81-3-3467-4527

Region : Tokyo | Komaba

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults ¥1,100 / University and high school students ¥600 / Junior high and elementary school students ¥200

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)

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