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Miyagi Zao Kokeshi Kanみやぎ蔵王こけし館

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The modern building at the foot of Mt. Zao housing the Miyagi Zao Kokeshi Kan is a museum of kokeshi wooden dolls which opened in 1984. Traditional kokeshi wooden dolls and wooden toys from around Japan are displayed, and approximately 5,500 items are divided clearly by their lineage. The museum offers a place to touch as well as see by having a corner to view demonstrations as well as a shop, and visitors can enjoy painting their own doll. It is approximately 25 minutes by car from Shiroishi Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway.

place

Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsen Shinchinishiurayama 36-135

phone 0224342385
place

9:00-17:00 (Latest entry is until 16:30)

Review of Miyagi Zao Kokeshi Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/08/03 Bought kokesi doll
Went to buy kokeshi doll ,went to visit the hall, could do workshop
Also got the history from which towns kokeshi comes and what is the differencr
Reviewed:2016/09/19 Well organised local doll museum.
This doll museum is interesting with room displaying how this traditional japanese toy comes to life. The exhibition in the museum amazed me the kowledge about this traditional toy and its story in...
Reviewed:2018/08/23 こけしにも流派がある!
一口にこけしといっても、流派、系統によって特徴が違うということがわかりました。でも、この展示方法がいまひとつ・・・・もうちょっとこの系統だてがよくわかるように工夫してもらいたいなぁ~収集の数は多いのだろうけれど、とにかく「集めてきました-」感がありあり

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Address

Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsen Shinchinishiurayama 36-135 [map]

Phone

0224342385

Hours
9:00-17:00 (Latest entry is until 16:30)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] 300yen
※ Separately, HP discount available
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it’s the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture’s reputation as one of Japan’s most scenic views.

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