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The Japan Folk Crafts Museum: Museum


General Information

The Japan Folk Crafts Museum
4-3-33 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0041

About The Japan Folk Crafts Museum:

Founded in 1936 by Soetsu Yanagi, first advocater for folk crafts Mingei (民藝), the Japan Folk Crafts Museum holds folk crafts both old and new ones from not only all over Japan but also Ainu, Taiwan, and Korean materials.  

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Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: About 17,000 items

Notable Collection:  

Please refer to "Collection".

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.


How to Use the Facility

Visiting the Museum

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