Open Air Folk House Museum

This museum, located only half an hour away from Tokyo, is delightful. It showcases the architecture of the past rural Japan. The setting is beautiful; historic/traditional houses are perched amidst or atop of wooded hilly areas. The houses are simple and often comprise of thatched roofs. Interesting features of this museum include a gate to the home of a Samurai, a Kabuki stage and a water wheel from centuries ago.  

Timings: Tues- Sun 9 30 A.M- 4 P.M

Admission: Adults: Y500; Students & Senior citizens: Y300; Children: Free
Address: 7-1-1 Masugata, Tama-ku

Tel: 044-922-2181 

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