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



Ryoichiro Kamiya  @ryokamiya - 2014-09-16
@gutomaia @hktechno @racum @1zq @atsuoishimoto You may take a look of Yanaka/Nezu, Kamakura (1hr from Tokyo), Hakone (1hr also)
Suggestion of Motion  @sugmotion - 2014-09-15
Cats in Yanaka are pretty easygoing #travel #tokyo #japan #togs
Greg Essig  @gregessig - 2014-09-15
Kudos to the random people I met in Yanaka who bought me yakitori. I love Japan. Come to CA so I can return the favor.
Tokyo Pedestrian  @TokyoPedestrian - 2014-09-15
Ueno station → Nippori station.Enjoying nostalgic atmosphere and tasty Yanaka coffee
Dale North  @DaleNorth - 2014-09-15
@RunningRonin @AnnoyedGamer run in Ueno. Or Yanaka cemetery area is also very good for runs
aimeedeanon25  @SleepyZayn - 2014-09-14
@honoka_mk9737 please take care. ! have a nice day enjoy in "Yanaka"
ドラゴン黒島  @tsukimi_ryu - 2014-09-14
@shiori_yanaka what a wonderful world!
M ✨  @_CopsAndROBERTS - 2014-09-13
My mother used to call anaka , yanaka
Jennie Barber  @jennie_in_japan - 2014-09-13
@JayGogh no it seriously is! Especially the Yanaka area, there are loads of gorgeous shrines and temples, and a big gold daibutsu
Kristin Löhr  @durchgeruettelt - 2014-09-13
“@DaleNorth: There’s an all-cat shop on Yanaka Ginza” Looks like something you'd like, @SharlaInJapan 😻
三船寄道  @yorimichimifune - 2014-09-13
#vscocam and endless summer nerves #gone @ Yanaka Cemetery
Dale North  @DaleNorth - 2014-09-13
There’s an all-cat shop on Yanaka Ginza
Dale North  @DaleNorth - 2014-09-13
You should definitely visit Yanaka when you come to tokyo. One of my favorite places to walk through. Old charm
和尚  @osho1041 - 2014-09-12
yasunori yanaka "dream of a dragon." It is far, far Far Eastern memory that it is audible from a receiver?
100Tokyo  @100_Tokyo - 2014-09-12
[ Photo tour in Tokyo ] Walked around Yanaka with Wisut Ponnimit! #100Tokyo