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Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts (Fureai-kan)

Travel Guide - Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts (Fureai-kan)

InformationInformation

Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts is located in the basement of Miyako-Messe event hall. The museum offers 450 of craft works, educational videos and a small library that are all related to the Kyoto's craft traditions. You can learn the making process of these crafts by watching craftsmen's demonstrations. Maiko's dance performance is also held in the museum on Sundays.
The museum shop sells Japanese traditional craftworks. Guidance available in English, Chinese and Korean. If you want a break from temple visiting in Kyoto, it would be a good idea to pop in to the museum.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • Maiko's dance performance: 14:00; 14:30; 15:00 *The performance is held on Sundays

ClosedClosed

  • August 18 - 19
  • December 29 - January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from Higashiyama Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line (T10)
  • 25 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #5 or #100 bus. Get off at Kyotokaikan Bijutsukan-mae Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 9-1, Okazaki Seishojicho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8343

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BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2019-02-24
Apprentice Geisha (called ‘Maiko”) in Kyoto Japan

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そわん-soin- @couturier_soin - 2019-02-08
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そわん-soin- @couturier_soin - 2019-02-08
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artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-01-28
«Smoothing process, Kyoto ceramic tiles» (2016) by Asada Kawara Factory
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artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-01-13
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artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-01-02
«Smoothing process, Kyoto ceramic tiles» (2016) by Asada Kawara Factory
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京都祇園・弥栄会館ギオンコーナー @GionCorner - 2018-12-20
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京都祇園・弥栄会館ギオンコーナー @GionCorner - 2018-12-20
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-12-15
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BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-12-08
Regular free performances by apprentice geishas (maiko) at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-12-06
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BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-12-04
Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-11-18
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Kyoto Lover @hotspotinKyoto - 2018-10-29
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artfram.es @artfram_es - 2018-10-20
«Tanigawa Seijirou Shoten, Kiseru pipe»
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-09-29
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Sharing Kyoto @SharingKyoto - 2018-09-25
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-09-13
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-09-03
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-08-30
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-08-28
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-08-21
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-08-10
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-07-16
July 2018: Maiko Ichiaya (Ichi Okiya) of Kamishichiken at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts.
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-07-16
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-07-15
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Lesław Pajek @leslawpajek - 2018-06-26
June 2017: geiko Ichitaka of Kamishichiken at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts.
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2018-06-08
#Maiko & #Geiko Performance
at Fureaikan, Miyakomesse
Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

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