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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

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
James Blake Wiener @herrlichmann - 2015-10-24
#Shunga, on view at #Tokyo’s Eisei-Bunko Museum, features 133 works https://t.co/BPTZrOMZGe via @hyperallergic https://t.co/phOvPpmDj1
maDOJIdyne @Dojizerker - 2015-10-17
@coralruna Hosokawa Moritatsu (16th family head) bought him back around Showa's beginning.
Founded Eisei Bunko museum, now Kasen's there
Stuart Frost @antiquarianism - 2015-10-07
An interesting piece about the #shunga exhibition at the Eisei Bunko Museum,Tokyo : Pillow fight http://t.co/mVCI1giSJq via @TheEconomist
Tickets Today JP @TicketsToday_JP - 2015-10-06
【10/6 #museum exhibitions】'Aoki Ume Exhibition' at Ueno, 'Syunga Exhibition' at Eisei Bunko, Bunkamura Museum etc. We have picture tickets!
HostGator Coupons @hostgatorwork - 2015-10-03
Pillow fight: The Eisei Bunko Museum in Tokyo is defying the taboo by showing 133 prints, on display until Dec... http://t.co/uSkj8inEtK
LUCY @Lucy1205 - 2015-09-27
For visiters to Japan this fall, this might be interesring:
Shunga Exhibition | Eisei Bunko Museum | Art in Tokyo http://t.co/DdRqTeHi8r
Stéphan Ruest @stephanruest - 2015-09-26
Embrace set in time
Frissons of intimacies
Soft-uttered ushes

#haiku #shunga #art #erotica
http://t.co/tVV9cV49S9
Kenneth Muehleisen @kenmuehleisen - 2015-06-26
Some 20 museums in Japan refused the British Museum shunga exhib. Now to be shown at Eisei-Bunko Museum starting Sep: http://t.co/bXJyh1uzj4
Muza-chan 「ムザちゃん」 @Muzachan - 2015-02-04
An exhibition of 59 letters from Oda Nobunaga to the Hosokawa opened at the Eisei Bunko Museum http://t.co/bxm9eFN1DK via @samuraiarchives
Morgan Pitelka @mpitelka - 2015-02-03
An exhibition of 59 letters from Oda Nobunaga to the Hosokawa family opened today at the Eisei Bunko Museum in Tokyo. http://t.co/lrh9eZnlum

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