Inuyama City Cultural Museum, Karakuri Tenji-kan

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This is a museum located in Inuyama City which features displays on the history and cultural heritage of Inuyama City which is a castle town. In the main building is a diorama which recreates the Inuyama castle town as it was in the Edo period as well as displays about the cultural assets within the city. In the “Karakuri Tenji-kan” annex are displays of “karakuri” (mechanical dolls) riding in floats, performances by karakuri dolls, and a display of the production process for karakuri.

Spot details

Address
Aichi Pref. Inuyamashi Inuyama Kitakoken 8
Phone
0568624802
Hours
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
12/29-31
* The museum may be temporarily closed due to exhibition changes.
Fees
[Admission fee]
[General] 300yen
[Up to Junior high school student] Free
* You can also enter the ISASEN Inuyama Karakuri Museum
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(Inuyama Free Wi-Fi)
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 15, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Tiny puppet museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2016.06.12
    In Inuyama you can buy an entrance ticket to the castle and three museums, one of which is this Karakuri museum. It is very small, it takes hardly 15 minutes to look at everything there, mainly...
  • not worth a visit unless you buy a combination ticket
    3.0 Reviewed:2015.09.18
    Entrance fee to the Inuyama Castle is 500 yen, and a combination ticket to the Castle and 3 more small museums is 600 yen. Dont bother to visit any of these museums if you are buying separate...
  • An interesting little museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2014.10.13
    This interesting little museum is worth visiting when youre on your way to Inuyama Castle. It has a lot if interesting cultural exhibits about the area and its traditions.If you get the Wanmaru...

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