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Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Cute small place

This was a nice gallery with beautiful pieces of origami on display. I didn't take a class but know... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
Elle N
San Francisco, California, USA
Fun visit!

I went there thinking it was a museum but it wasn't much of a large museum, just small exhibitions... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2016
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Jan 29, 2018
“A great find”
Jan 9, 2018
“Paper art”
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1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo 113-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
+81 3-3811-4025
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We were taken here by our guide and loved it. Very interesting museum and shop with amazing origami and demonstrations. Well worth going to see truly authentic Japanese crafts.

Thank twoadults_2kids
Reviewed January 9, 2018

This is small and kawai gallery with a whole paper city that is made to last possible detail. No entry and very pleasent visit.

Thank Petr B
Reviewed November 30, 2017

From Saturday 13:30- there is an origami jewelry class held at the Origami Kaikan. Y2500/person. The teacher speaks perfect English and it is a great opportunity to make your own unique origami jewelry. Kids above the age of 10 can join. You can check the...More

1  Thank rie s
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

This place is the first in Japan to have specialised in creating origami papers. They have an exhibition on the second floor and a shop on the first and third floor. They have all the colours and sizes you could wish for and amazing designs....More

2  Thank Koral88
Reviewed February 12, 2017

This was a nice gallery with beautiful pieces of origami on display. I didn't take a class but know it's offered here. It's a nice quick stop for those interested in paper folding.

1  Thank Elle N
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We thought we would visit an origami class for just less than an hour to learn how to fold the paper to a crane or frog. However, the staff explained that the class would only teach how to fold a bug and we can not...More

Thank thomasmQ711QN
Reviewed December 4, 2016

I went there thinking it was a museum but it wasn't much of a large museum, just small exhibitions of origami crafts and a workshop for hands-on washi tape activtiy. Though it wasn't what I expected, I still had a lot of fun here!

Thank elvienawang
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We chose to check this place out on a rainy morning. I was really happy we did and glad that we had a rainy morning to fill, otherwise we would have missed this place. We happened to be there when the manager/chairman (?) was there...More

4  Thank Tammy_and_Brent
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Cool shop with a foyer, gallery and then 2 sales rooms. Very interesting to see some of the incredible origami that has been produced and you can tell this home is like an origami mecca! Worth a visit I you are in the area, all...More

Thank James T
Reviewed April 6, 2016

Origami Kaikan is a cute little shop that you might even miss if you aren't looking for it. I went there expecting to see more displays of origami but found it was mostly a shop for paper and other origami goods. You can schedule to...More

1  Thank Shannon H
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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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November 16, 2016|
Response from Tammy_and_Brent | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't know for sure, however... Here is a link: origamikaikan_co_p ie Replace "_" with a period to get the website address Google Translate says the Business hours are 9:30 to 6pm, closed Sundays and holidays... More