Crafts museum founded by Soetsu Yanagi in 1936 to display the beauty of arts and crafts in Japan, having first fallen in love with the ceramics of the Joseon Dynasty and established the Korean Folk Art Museum in Seoul in 1924.

The collection totals about 17,000 artifacts with 500 or so on display at any one time. The building itself is quite something—and the main hall was marked as a Registered Tangible Cultural Property of Japan in 1999.

Information
Getting there
7-minute-walk from the west gate of Komaba Todai-mae station of Keio Inokashira line (2 stops from Shibuya)
Details
10:00-17:00 (ticket office closes at 16:30). The museum is closed on Mondays unless that day is a national holiday.
Adults ¥1,100 | Universities & high school students ¥600 | Jr. high & elementary ¥200
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