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Address: 1-4-11 Chuo, Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-422-1637
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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Excellent collection of crafts

The Museum is about 15 minutes walk from Kurashiki station on the canal front. There's a small entry fee and you have to wear the slippers provided (Size 7 only). The route leads... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Museum is about 15 minutes walk from Kurashiki station on the canal front. There's a small entry fee and you have to wear the slippers provided (Size 7 only). The route leads you around the building(s) and has lots of rooms that contain examples of furniture, basket weaving, fabrics, and ceramics to name a few. Lots to see hear... More 

Thank ChloCasabi
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Everything was well labelled, so the particular type or style of pottery is stated, and works by famous masters are also featured. Additionally, Kaga Yuzen stencilled fabrics, kasuri and basket weaving exhibits also fill the museum.

Thank Lindacheok
Cincinnati, Ohio
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

While smaller than the Folk Craft Museum(Mingeikan) in Tokyo, it had more English descriptions and was very easy to locate.

Thank likesnativeplants
Okayama, Japan
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63 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

there is few museums in kurashiki-bikan district but if you got some spare time, you should visit, but if you don't have much time there, skip it.

Thank pinopatrick
Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2010

This museum showcases local made pottery and furniture with some other pieces thrown into the mix. These are everyday objects, but still stylish and attractive. Everyday exhibits of art. Good way to spend an hour or so for a small price.

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