Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park

Park / Green Space
Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park is a Moomin-themed park in an attractively planted environment. The Moomin Mansion, three stories plus a basement, a large, warm, wooden building centered on a fireplace, is a place for excited children to explore. The Forest House is a museum that displays materials about the life of children's author Tove Jansen, and there is a library on the second floor. Near the entrance to the park is a children's theater, popular with children for the musical events and story readings are held.

Spot details

Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Azu 893-1
[Weekday] 9:00-17:00
[SaturdaySundayPublic holidays] 9:00-21:00 (Illuminated from Sunset)
Monday (next weekday for public holidays), New Year's holiday(12/28-1/4)
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available (250 spaces)
Not available
Available(Hanno Free Wi-Fi)
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 1, 2020 (Information as of June 1, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (Some places are not barrier-free)
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Available (in parks, not in buildings)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Cute little moomin park
    3.0 Reviewed:2017.09.25
    This park is 20mins walk away from Motokaji station. You will see the moomin after passing by the stadium & walking thru the stadium open parking lot. A small little park with Moomin building...
  • The Moomin Village
    5.0 Reviewed:2017.02.10
    Its a fun and good place to let your kids run wild, the structures are well crafted and interesting, to say the least. The Moomin Series are well loved and recognized here in Japan, and I got...
  • Beautiful and fun park!
    5.0 Reviewed:2016.01.09
    Fascinating park for kids. I went there to take photos but ended up feeling like a kid exploring once again. Very well structured place like a forest from a fairy tale. Definitely enjoyed my time and...

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