Shikoku Mura open-air museum

Museum / Science Museum
Shikoku Mura (“Shikoku Village”) is an open-air museum located about 20 minutes’ drive to the east of JR Takamatsu Station. The exhibits include traditional farmhouses from various parts of Shikoku (dating from the Edo and Meiji periods) that were moved and re-erected here, as well as traditional public buildings such as a village kabuki stage, and several traditional industrial facilities that have been designated as Important Cultural Properties, including a traditional sugar-cane processing facility. The Shikoku Mura Gallery located on the museum site exhibits a wide range of artworks, from European paintings to Oriental sculptures, etc.

Spot details

Kagawa Pref. Takamatsushi Yashimanakamachi 91
[Apr.-Oct.] 8:30-18:00 (Irimura until 17:00) [Nov.-Mar.] 8:30-17:30 (Irimura until 16:30)
open everyday
[Admission fee] [General] 1,000yen [High school student] 600yen [Elementary and junior high school students] 400yen [Toddlers] Free * Varies when the exhibition is held
Parking Lot
Credit Card
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English Menu
Available (Murauchi leaflet is available)
* English facility leaflet available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (Admission is possible, but there are slopes, stairs, and updown)
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Possible (There are conditions such as mandatory use of the lead and some entry NG)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Awesome!
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.01.10
    Whether you’re tripping the light fantastic across the ancient suspension bridge, taking selfies at the glass lighthouse, or comparing your artistic talents to those at the art gallery, there’s...
  • Very enjoyable afternoon
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.11.21
    A ten minute walk up hill from Yashima station, and then plenty more walking up and down hill. The rope bridge can be avoided. I spent 3 hours looking at every building and reading the comprehensive...
  • Lovely different museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.11.10
    This place is a 30min train ride from Takamatsu Station and then a 20min walk from Yashima Station. All very easily walkable.The museum is quirky and different, the images people have provided are...

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