Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts
- Nearly all of Kyoto’s crafts - exuding the amazing skills of the craftsmen - are here under one roof
An insight on the world of beauty and crafts amidst the tradition of Kyoto
Nestled under the Miyako Messe, the Fureaikan is a hall where events and craft tasters are held, and museum shop “Kyoshion”, selling delightful craft ware, also operate out of this hall.
The permanent exhibits found here 74 traditional craft categories. A stroll through the exhibits should give visitors an ample insight into the “beauty of use” to be found in traditional crafts handed down to the modern generation.
Added to which, the riveting spectacle of Kyoto craftsmen demonstrating their skills everyday (except Mondays and Thursdays).
The blend of exhibits, demonstrations, performances and craft tasters combine to pass on the message of beauty and craft that resonates through Kyoto.
The museum is scheduled to be closed for renovations between October 2019 and February 2020.
What kind of technique is processed for the body of the two craft capsule toy machines in the Fureaikan?
|Address||B1F Kyoto City Kangyo-kan (Miyako Messe), 9-1 Okazaki Seishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku|
|Hours||9:00 - 17:00 (entry by 16:30)|
|Closed||2 days in mid Aug, 29/12~3/1|
|Adm||Free (some charged)|
|Access||A 10-min walk from Exit 1 of the Subway Tozai Line Higashiyama Stn/ Very close to Okazakikoen ROHM Theater/Miyakomesse-mae Stop of City Bus/A 4-min walk from Okazakikoen Bijutsukan/Heianjingumae Stops of City Bus|
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