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    Toyota City Folk Craft Museum

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    • Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Inside Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Inside Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Statue at Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Artifacts at Toyota City Folk Craft Museum
    • Pottery at Toyota City Folk Craft Museum

    Toyota City Folk Craft Museum is a facility that commemorates Shizuo Honda, a scholar of ancient ceramics. The inside is devoted to the appreciation of exquisite handiwork and the beauty of folk craft. The museum has started holding a number of lectures on Sanagekoyo pottery, Koromo cotton, and other industrial art with connections to the surrounding regions. Located in a wooded nature area next to Hiratobashi Park, the museum plans an exhibition three times per year in coordination with the changing seasons, where visitors are able to come in contact with the beginnings of craftsmanship through marvelous handiwork.
    In addition, Mingei no Mori opened on the former site of Shizuo Honda's house in April of 2016.

    Enjoy hands-on activities!

    ■Japanese tie-dying
    In this popular tie-dying experience, visitors can make a place mat or handkerchief using clothespins to create a design and then dye their work indigo blue.
    Operating Hours: Designated Days from 13:00 or 14:00
    ※Admission from 12:30, Open 1 to 2 Saturdays per month (See official website for details)
    Time Required: 1 hour
    Fee: 600 JPY
    Reservations: Not Required

    Basic Information

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    Address 〒470-0331
    86-100 Haiwa, Hiratobashi-cho Toyota City
    Fee Free admission except for special exhibitions
    ※ Prices subject to change. Please check the official website.
    Opening days / hours 9:00-17:00
    Phone number 0565-45-4039
    Parking lot 100 free parking spaces at Maeda Park Parking Lot
    Holidays Mondays (open if Monday is a holiday) and New Year's holidays
    Access by Public Transportation [Directions from Nagoya]
    From Meitetsu Nagoya Station, take Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line to Chiryu Station. Transfer to the Mikawa Line, get off at Hiratobashi Station, and walk 15 min.
    Access by car Approx. 10 min. from Shidare Interchange on the Sanage Green Road
    LINK Toyota City Folk Craft Museum Official Website
    Mingei no Mori Official Website