|Facility:||Setagaya Literary Museum|
|Address:||1-10-10 Minamikarasuyama, Setagaya, Tokyo 157-0062
10:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)
Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday)
About the Facility:
Setagaya Literary Museum was opened in 1995 as the first regional comprehensive museum of literature among 23 wards of Tokyo. The basic principles of the museum is to preserve and inherit the literary climate of Setagaya, contribute to the revitalization of urban development and create an opportunity and place for cultural exchange of residents.
The museum holds materials on literary and literature from Setagaya ward after the Meiji period. Currently, the museum holds 90,000 or more items. Books and magazines can be viewed in the library.
Collection Size: More than 90,000 items
Focus: Modern Literature
萩原朔太郎 萩原栄次あて絵入はがき: A postcard sent from Hagiewara Sakutaro, a free-stlye verse poet in in the Taisho and early Showa periods of Japan, to Hagiwara Eiji, his cousin.
Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.
1. Keiō line (京王線) Roka kōen station (芦花公園駅):
2. Keiō line (小田急線) Chitose Funabashi station (千歳船橋駅):
Visiting the Museum
|Individual||200 yen||150 yen||100 yen||100yen||100yen|
|Group||160 yen||120 yen||80 yen||80 yen||80 yen|
Using the Library
Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required
Accessing Rare Materials
Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry Required