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Hida no Takumi Bunka Museum

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Very interesting museum about wood craft

I found the Takumikan Craft Museum to be a very informative guide to wood craft. The English... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2016
m97lrs
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Beautiful museum celebrating Hida woodcraft skills

This is a fun and hands on museum that helps you understand and appreciate the woodworking skills... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
laurelee36
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Dallas, Texas
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Apr 20, 2018
“Beautiful museum celebrating Hida woodcraft skills”
May 7, 2016
“So interesting, and friendly”
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10-1 Furukawacho Ichinomachi, Hida 509-4234, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-73-2111
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This is a fun and hands on museum that helps you understand and appreciate the woodworking skills of the Hida craftsmen that have been passed down thru many, many generations. Staff is very enthusiastic and helpful. English audio guide is good. A must visit if...More

Thank laurelee36
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

On entry we were met immediately by the resident man on reception who joined us at the amazing wooden puzzles, clearly delighting in showing us how to assemble and dissemble them. He gave the impression that it was his first day, he was so full...More

Thank Caryn V
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Fantastic museum celebrating carpentry in Takayama. Hands-on experience with different woodworking techniques and a real sense of pride regarding the district's strong history of carpentry. Adds an extra element of appreciation for surrounding architecture and the techniques used in traditional building. Definitely worth doing if...More

Thank walmsleyh
Reviewed March 12, 2016

I found the Takumikan Craft Museum to be a very informative guide to wood craft. The English language audio guide provided plenty of information about the skills of Japanese carpenters. The traditional carpentry techniques don't use any nails and there are example joints which you...More

Thank m97lrs
Reviewed May 3, 2014

Many of the old buildings in the area are built without nails, instead using ingeneous complicated carpentry joints. It's these joints that are the focus of this museum. It's mostly hands on, which means you can pull the timbers apart and then put them back...More

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