The museum consists of six white plastered buildings, and holds about 80,000 toys from 140 countries around the world, as well as traditional Japanese toys. Lectures and workshops on the themes of toys and the culture of play are also offered here, in this well-known toy museum. Inquiries by e-mail: [email protected]【Crepe-work lectures】Start from the basics and learn about crepe-work (chirimen Zaiku ). This word was invented and popularized by the head of the Japan Toy Museum, Mr. Inoue, to describe the art of sewing together small pieces of crepe to make small items decorated with flowers, birds and the like. These popular lectures are held 10 times a year (first half-year only also available), with people coming from far away to attend them.Period: throughout the year (first half-year: 5 times starting in April; second half-year 5 times starting in October)Reservations required; contact the museum directly to inquire and reserve . . .
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|Address||〒679-2143 671-3, Kouderachonakanino, Himeji-shi, Hyogo|
|.||General 600 yen, Odaka straight 400 yen, child 200 yen|
|Regular holiday||Wednesday (opened on holiday), from December 28 to January 2|
|Parking lot||30 normal cars, five buses, free of charge|