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Eisei-Bunko Museum

Travel Guide - Eisei-Bunko Museum

InformationInformation

Eisei-Bunko Museum stands in the place where a residence of the Hosokawa Family, the feudal lord of Higo Kumamoto Domain (today's Kumamoto), used to be from the Edo Period (1603 - 1868) to the end of the World War II. The current building located in a forest was originally built as their housekeeper's office in the early-Showa Period (1926 - 1989).
The museum displays the documents and materials related to the prestigious family with more than 700 years of history, such as paintings, armors, swords, tea artifacts, and Noh theatre costumes.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 – 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 800 yen (General, Adult)
  • 400 yen (Student)
  • Admission Free (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes walk from Waseda Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
  • 15 minutes walk from Edogawabashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y12)
  • 15 minutes walk from Waseda Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line (T04)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-1-1, Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-0015

TweetsTweets

Vio📿BadA$$Temple⚖️💜 @VioMariner - 2019-12-05
Me: Gonna go to Japan strictly for HypMic
Kasen Kanesada: ...
Me: ...alright where is the Eisei Bunko museum and do I have time.
Vio📿BadA$$Temple⚖️💜 @VioMariner - 2019-12-05
Me: Gonna go to Japan strictly for HypMic
Kasen Kanesada: ...
Me: ...alright where is the Eisei Bunko museum and do I have time.
Vio📿BadA$$Temple⚖️💜 @VioMariner - 2019-12-05
Me: Gonna go to Japan strictly for HypMic
Kasen Kanesada: ...
Me: ...alright where is the Eisei Bunko museum and do I have time.
Vio📿BadA$$Temple⚖️💜 @VioMariner - 2019-12-05
Me: Gonna go to Japan strictly for HypMic
Kasen Kanesada: ...
Me: ...alright where is the Eisei Bunko museum and do I have time.
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-10-17
Autumn Exhibition 2019
Chinese Paintings of the Edo Period in the Hosokawa Family Collection
Period: October 19-Dec… https://t.co/Qh9mbVrtja
Mike Bowman @mobozzen - 2019-09-02
Hakuin 白隠慧鶴 (1685–1768)
“Shichifukujin 七福神 (7 Gods of Good Fortune)” Gitter-Yelen Collection, Manyo’an Collection o… https://t.co/3hTnJEFsBm
锅子包 @PINKHOR - 2019-08-06
it started from Eisei Bunko Museum and than Koto-in .
our next trip will be Kyushu . i will be visiting Kumamoto C… https://t.co/F76XBMTFd3
Turatlas Jp @TuratlasJP - 2019-08-04
Decorative Designs on Daily Items of Daimyo Lords Jul 31 - Oct 9 Eisei Bunko Museum.
https://t.co/F2vmyskBlX
GO TOKYO: The Official Tokyo Travel Guide @GOTOKYOofficial - 2019-07-31
[Decorative Designs on Daily Items of Daimyo Lords]Jul 31 - Oct 9 Eisei Bunko Museum, 1-1-... https://t.co/ILIINFGEFB
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-04-28
Spring Exhibition 2019
The 130th anniversary of his birth 
TAKANO SHOZAN ーVirtuoso technique of URUSHI ー

April 2… https://t.co/gCX7THHG5g
Sightseeing Japan @SightseeingJap1 - 2019-04-23
The treasures of the Hosokawa family-the collection of Eisei Bunko-[Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan]… https://t.co/vjtkEq75Rk
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-03-09
Deities in Stone
―Asian Sculptures from the Eisei Bunko Museum collection ―

January 12 ―April 10, 2019… https://t.co/caRhY1orvK
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-03-03
Deities in Stone
―Asian Sculptures from the Eisei Bunko Museum collection ―

January 12 ―April 10, 2019… https://t.co/dtKHEY25Hy
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-02-09
Deities in Stone
― Asian Sculptures from the Eisei Bunko Museum collection ―

https://t.co/goWl5q2RBA

#EiseiBunko… https://t.co/3sXxS1Q3XY
永青文庫 @eiseibunko - 2019-01-29
Deities in Stone
― Asian Sculptures from the Eisei Bunko Museum collection ―
Period: Saturday, January 12 ― Wednes… https://t.co/p5hwrY0DBh
のり @irorutr - 2018-11-30
@PINKHOR Thanks🍁 Eisei Bunko Museum is near the garden(Kasen Kanesada is owned) Ikebukuro sta is also close there🚃… https://t.co/LCBoXV2SQQ
锅子包 @PINKHOR - 2018-11-30
@irorutr i visited Eisei Bunko Museum before but miss out the garden . 😭😭
definitely visit tokyo again . thanks again ~ 💕
China Culture @Chinacultureorg - 2018-06-27
To mark the 40th anniversary of the signing of the #China-Japan Peace and Friendship Treaty, #Japan's Eisei Bunko M… https://t.co/1TcaV0CAj9
China News 中国新闻网 @Echinanews - 2018-06-27
To mark the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Sino-Japanese Peace and Friendship Treaty, Japan's Eisei Bunko M… https://t.co/Wfl9IxgHOT
China.org.cn @chinaorgcn - 2018-06-27
Japan's Eisei Bunko Museum donated 4,175 ancient Chinese books to the National Library of China on Tuesday.… https://t.co/AlenGLhAde
Cate Long @cate_long - 2018-06-26
@CGTNOfficial 'Former Japanese prime minister and current chairman of Tokyo’s Eisei-Bunko Museum, Morihiro Hosokawa… https://t.co/yU0r7zGBWt
ウォールデコジャパン @WallDecoJapan - 2018-03-22
At Eisei bunko Museum till 4/11, a collection of Chinese pottery by the former Lords Hosokawas during the Edo perio… https://t.co/v0w1yUNlgW
tkasasagi @tkasasagi - 2017-09-07
This place is in the center Tokyo. Higo-hosokawa Garden and the path way to Eisei Bunko Museum https://t.co/PjAWhO3p8t
tkasasagi @tkasasagi - 2017-09-07
This place is in the center Tokyo. Higo-hosokawa Garden and the path way to Eisei Bunko Museum https://t.co/PjAWhO3p8t
tkasasagi @tkasasagi - 2017-09-07
This place is in the center Tokyo. Higo-hosokawa Garden and the path way to Eisei Bunko Museum https://t.co/PjAWhO3p8t
tkasasagi @tkasasagi - 2017-09-07
This place is in the center Tokyo. Higo-hosokawa Garden and the path way to Eisei Bunko Museum https://t.co/PjAWhO3p8t
Hayu @hayu_xx - 2017-02-19
The exhibit of Japanese paintings from Eisei Bunko Museum was wonderful. I saw Black Cat by Shunsō Hishida! 💗 https://t.co/KM9gDg4aos
FN Designs @FNDesignsDubai - 2017-01-20
Last Chance: 'The Art of Sengai' at Eisei-Bunko Museum, Tokyo https://t.co/IjF0ouaHyW https://t.co/1vvTpq8D43
ドジ: (ง •̀_•́)ง @Dojizerker - 2016-06-27
@Dojizerker Special TKRB collab with Eisei Bunko Museum, which are run by the current Hosokawa clan.

July 9 - October 2, Kasen exhibition!
L.I.A @MoideBxl - 2015-11-12
Eisei Bunko Museum exhibits shunga and people in Japan are finally able to see the real works - and I'm jealous! https://t.co/YJEzggO3cr

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