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Yokohama Doll Museum

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Nice place to remind yourself of the dolls.

Lot of historical dolls are kept here. Three floors to look at. Have dolls from around the World to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Ebina, Japan
A Rare Museum

The museum is situated neighbouring the Yokohama Marine Tower, accessible by metro Minatomirai... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Beijing, China
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18 Yamashitacho, Naka, Yokohama 231-0023, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

The day that I went to Yokohama on the train from Tokyo I had only one thing planned and that was to visit Chinatown. I had read about The Doll Museum but not to any great extent . Walking along towards the Waterfront esplanade I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank soloflyer2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We went with our 12 year old niece and had a wonderful time. The dolls were fascinating and we were lucky to view the special exhibit of dolls for the Girls’ Festival in Japan, which were so beautifully and intricately made. Real works of art....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mirabella D
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Lot of historical dolls are kept here. Three floors to look at. Have dolls from around the World to look at.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Odakyumatt
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous collection of dolls from every part of the world for all ages. There is a large Sylvanian collection which is popular with children. My onlycomplaint is that most of the information is in Japanese.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JeanG1429
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We took my six year old daughter, thinking she would love the museum and we would enjoy watching her explore. In short order, my husband and I were completely engrossed in the exhibits. There are so many exquisite examples of dolls from 140 different countries...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

The museum is situated neighbouring the Yokohama Marine Tower, accessible by metro Minatomirai Line. The permenant collection include dolls from all over Japan and all over the world. From time to time there are speicial exhibitions held by world famous doll makers. The museum is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

This museum was awesome! An extensive collection of dolls from all over the world and from many eras. My burly husband even enjoyed it. You can take pictures inside. There's also a display of how dolls are made, and you can touch and feel some...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed March 26, 2015

The collection of dolls expressed social history through ages, and I just loved it! Dolls museums are rather rare, so it was a special experience to me as a doll- collector. There was also an exhibition of modern dolls made of leather, pigskin actually, that...More

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank Ruth L
Reviewed May 6, 2014

I found it by chance and I decided to spend sometime in it... it turned to be pretty interesting to watch so many kinds of dolls from all over the world and see the differences... There is also a room full of gacha-gacha (capsule machines).

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank strafElga
Reviewed April 24, 2013

I am an avid doll collector and visit any doll museum that I come accross. This museum has a nice collection of dolls from around the world and their presentation of Japanese dolls is very impressive.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank LWMiller
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Response from Mirabella D | Reviewed this property |
There are coin lockers with 100 yen deposits at the museum but they are too small to fit suitcases...maybe backpacks and smaller bags only. I would suggest checking the coin lockers at the nearest JR train station as they... More