Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Center

Museum / Science Museum
A cultural facility located in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture which focuses on displaying traditional crafts from the prefecture. The museum exhibits a collection some 80 varieties and 1,000 examples of crafts created by Kumamoto craftspersons such as higo zogan inlaying, porcelain, cutlery, bamboowork, and dyed and woven fabrics. Some of the exhibits can be touched, weekly events are held, and the facility also sells crafts by artisans from both Kumamoto and other areas.

Spot details

Address
Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshichuouku Chibajoumachi 3-35
Phone
0963244930
Hours
9:30-17:30 * Weekly exhibition ends at 16:30 only on all days
Closed
Monday(The day following if it falls on a public holiday), New Year's holiday(12/28-1/4)
Fees
[Admission fee] Free [Planning/Permanent Exhibition Room on the 2nd floor] [Adult] 210yen [University/Junior College/Vocational School Students] 130yen [High school students and below] Free
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club, etc.) * Used only in the 1st floor permanent shop 'Craft Shop Takumi' Available
Smoking
Not available (No smoking on site)
Wi-Fi
Available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Best place to find authentic well-crafted souvenirs
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.06.08
    A very special place to find gifts and souvenirs - woven place mats, ceramics, scarves, tea sets....
  • Craft studio and gift shop
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.12.31
    We saw a class in session for making crafts and there are some crafts on display on 2F. The shop area has many local items for sale that are good for gifts. You can visit easily in 30 minutes.
  • Really excellent
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.01.17
    A wonderful place full of local traditional crafted items to buy. Also, whilst we were there ,there was a basket making workshop taking place for local people learning the craft of working with...

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