Former Yoshidaya Liquor Shop (Shitamachi Museum Annex)

Former Yoshidaya Liquor Shop (Shitamachi Museum Annex)


The building was originally a liquor shop built in 1910 and operated until 1986. Then it was moved to the current location to be used as an exhibition hall of Shitamachi Museum. The exhibits include old scales, barrels and pestles that were actually used in the liquor shop during the Meiji era (1868 - 1912).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


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

Price / RatePrice / Rate

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 11 minutes walk from JR Uguisudani Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-10-6, Uenosakuragi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0002



Kristel  @KasumiKriss - 2014-10-21
JAPAN | From Yanaka Ginza to Nezu shrine to Ueno - PART 2 (2/2) on @bloglovin
Kristel  @KasumiKriss - 2014-10-21
Horaaaay, new blog post up: #yanaka #Nezushrine #Japan
Ulises Montecino  @SweetieSkrap - 2014-10-21
@a_yanaka Thanks for the concert
sa_mum  @sa_mum - 2014-10-20
@a_yanaka well come back to Japan! I'm waiting the Live in Nagoya! I'm ready to uproar!!
Linda Lombardi  @wombatarama - 2014-10-20
ferrets out on the town, Yanaka Ginza
Skinaz  @skinaz - 2014-10-20
@a_yanaka :'( Goodbye from mexico, but see you soon, thanks for coming! Mexico loves You :) I say #GoodNightInMexico and #GoodMorningInTokyo
Skinaz  @skinaz - 2014-10-19
#GoodBye #Primos :'( @tokyoskaj @Mooditter @kin_drums @a_yanaka @skakeyboard2 Thanks for coming & come back soon!!!
Dwi Anggia  @dwi_anggia - 2014-10-19
This is how the Japanese enjoy sunset.. Between the buildings .. #yanaka ginza #tokyo @ Yanaka Ginza
Minna Petäinen  @Minnapetainen - 2014-10-18
I found this cat figurine at #Yanaka Ginza. This neigbourhood is nice place to walk around. #Tokyo #Japan
Ulises Delgadillo  @UlisesDelg - 2014-10-18
@tokyoskaj @kin_drums @Hazzy_O @skakeyboard2 @a_yanaka The gift
Subvert HQ  @ZulsubvertHQ - 2014-10-18
Walking the line. #Yanaka #igtravel #Tokyo
thisquietarmy  @thisquietarmy - 2014-10-18
Early morning cemetery walk. @ Yanaka Cemetery
Japan This!  @JapanThis - 2014-10-17
@ozAntinnippon @SublightMonster yanaka ginza is easily in my top 5. that area is steeped in history and never gets boring getting lost in.
Anthony Davis  @ozAntinnippon - 2014-10-17
@JapanThis @SublightMonster Yanaka Ginza is a new favourite for me for a one-off visit. Old feel, not as crowded. Maybe best on weekend?
Cesar Skapara  @cesarstrut - 2014-10-17
@yanakaya Nice to see you again Yanaka !!
Paula Hewson  @paulahewson1 - 2014-10-16
@a_yanaka the dreams come true... thaks Mr. Yanaka!
唐草  @luz__blanca - 2014-10-16
@0_luz_negro Yanaka, Kato and Kin with Jergas now!: Yanaka, Kato and Kin with Jergas now!
Cheftakasaito  @cheftakasaito - 2014-10-16
@a_yanaka Hello !! This is DAIKICHI from Inishmore !! I am in London. come to London for your live !! GOBUSTASHITEMASU !@cheftakasaito
Sandy Hu  @specialforksndy - 2014-10-15
When it rained, out came plastic sheeting to protect the merchandise. Shopping on Yanaka Ginza, an…
Sandy Hu  @specialforksndy - 2014-10-15
Shop on Yanaka Ginza where customers are welcomed with a cup of tea, served in Japanese tea cups.…
Sandy Hu  @specialforksndy - 2014-10-15
Yanaka Ginza yesterday. These taste like cake doughnuts; some have cream or chocolate fillings.…
Sandy Hu  @specialforksndy - 2014-10-15
What you can find at Yanaka Ginza, old-time shopping street. Tokyo yesterday. #tokyo #shopping…
The Pandemics  @ThePandemics - 2014-10-15
@a_yanaka Smitty was a really nice guy :)
The Pandemics  @ThePandemics - 2014-10-15
@a_yanaka @tokyoskaj ah! We forgot to mention it! Happy 25th Anniversary!!!
Oliver  @Oliver_ASF - 2014-10-15
@a_yanaka you are the best please come to chile with Tokyo ska paradise orchestra :D , Gracias
The Pandemics  @ThePandemics - 2014-10-15
@tokyoskaj @a_yanaka @kin_drums @skakeyboard2 thank you! Have a great tour! #ska #nyc
Sandy Hu  @specialforksndy - 2014-10-15
Yanaka Ginza, an old-time shopping street. #tokyo #shopping #japan
The Pandemics  @ThePandemics - 2014-10-14
@a_yanaka dream on :)
谷中敦  @a_yanaka - 2014-10-14
@anatijoux This is Yanaka from Tokyo Ska. Your show at Supersonico was amazing! First time for me to see you but I was so moved! Respect!
谷中敦  @a_yanaka - 2014-10-14
@Calle13Oficial @tokyoskaj This is Atsushi Yanaka. Thanks for the follow! I was so happy that I could see you again at Supersonico.