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Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum (Matsumoto Mingei-kan)

1313-1 Satoyama, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-33-1569
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Small museum to appreciate pretty things for being pretty

We put this on our itinerary not knowing how small it was, but it is still worth visiting. It is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
AlexBOtaku
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Arlington, Texas
Folk Craft from the group that developed the Mengei concept in Japan

The lead photo and even some reviews of this museum should be attributed to other museums in the... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2014
Chuck K
,
Kobe, Japan
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11 Oct 2016
“Small museum to appreciate pretty things for being pretty”
23 Nov 2014
“Folk Craft from the group that developed the Mengei concept in Japan”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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1313-1 Satoyama, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-33-1569
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We put this on our itinerary not knowing how small it was, but it is still worth visiting. It is definitely out of the way of other attractions from city center, and you may need help finding it. There are very little explanations of what...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

The lead photo and even some reviews of this museum should be attributed to other museums in the Matsumoto. The Folk Craft movement began in Japan in the 1920s and restarted after WWII to encourage handcraft production. This museum is one of several scattered around...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Worth a look in. Unfortunately not enough time to look at all the exhibits at leisure. Good museum shop

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Reviewed 17 September 2014

Came here for a visit because of incessant rain during my stay. It is a bit out of the way and needs a taxi ride or a knowledge of Japanese to navigate here. The displays themselves are extensive and fascinating if you are into cultural...More

1  Thank Nicholas C
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