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Momotaro Karakuri Museum桃太郎のからくり博物館

Museum / Science Museum

It is a museum dedicated to the traditional Japanese folk story of Momotaro, to which Okayama Prefecture is said to be connected. In addition to historical materials related to the Momotaro story, the museum also houses interactive attractions such as the haunted house-style tunnel through Onigashima, the Island of Demons. The museum’s optical illusions, such as a photo spot where you can take a picture of your head emerging from a peach, are particularly popular. During the summer, the museum hosts an evening haunted house event.

place

Okayama Pref. Kurashikishi Honmachi 5-11

phone 0864232008
place

10:00-17:00

Review of Momotaro No Karakuri Hakubutsukan

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Reviewed:2017/04/12 A funny childhood moment
A little museum about Momotaro, the little boy from Japanese tales. This is mostly for kids, but as it's part of Japan, it was nice to see once. The staff was funny, asking you to try some of the...
Reviewed:2015/12/27 Strange little " museum" dedicated to Momotaro (peach boy folktale)
This is really a collection of anything related to the famous folktale, rather old, dusty but still somehow
managing to stay open. Not worth the admission charge unless you want to support the local...
Reviewed:2015/10/07 Quirky museum, random exhibits
This is a very peculiar museum in the Bikan Historical Quarter, paying homage to folklore sweetheart Momotarou. If you come here, it is assumed that you have some basic knowledge of the tale, because...

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Address

Okayama Pref. Kurashikishi Honmachi 5-11 [ map ]

Phone

0864232008

Hours
10:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults600yen, Konaka High School Students400yen, Child (5 years old or older) 100yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
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          Overshadowed by Hiroshima to the west and the Kansai region to the east, Okayama is an easy spot to miss but a nature-rich gem where the Seto Inland Sea laps at its toes and peach and grape farms complete its interior. One of Japan's Three Great Gardens, Koraku-en in Okayama city is well worth a visit before progressing to Kurashiki, where preserved wooden Edo buildings line the picturesque canal.

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