Kushi Kanzashi Museum (Japanese Combs and Ornamental Hairpins Museum)

Travel Guide - Kushi Kanzashi Museum (Japanese Combs and Ornamental Hairpins Museum)


Kushi Kanzashi Museum holds 4,000 items of Japanese combs, long ornamental hairpins and other traditional cosmetic tools from the Edo Period (1603 - 1868) to the Showa Period (1926 - 1989), and 500 of them are exhibited every season.

The elaborate gold and silver lacquer and design in mother-of-pearl inlay on each item are exquisite.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 25 - January 5

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Sawai Station

Address / Location

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