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河口湖 北原ミュージアム Lake Kawaguchiko Kitahara Museum

  • Culture / Art / History (Museums)
  • Around Fujigoko
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  • ClosedDecember 1-March 19(Weekdays)

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1204-2 Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi 401-0302, Japan
  • Culture / Art / History (Museums)
Opening Hours
[March 20-November 30(Open Every Day)] 9:00-17:00; [December 1-March 19(Only Weekends and Holidays)] 9:00-17:00
December 1-March 19(Weekdays)
Date of post:2015/07/14

Antique Toy Museum at Lake Kawaguchiko

  • Sightseeing

This museum exhibits and sells toys and nostalgic items at the lakeside of Lake Kawaguchiko.

Mr. Kitahara is a famous personality for his toy collections and often appears in a popular TV program as an antique toy connoisseur. We can see many his collections at the Lake Kawaguchi Kitahara museum. For someone who likes old-fashioned toys, this is a good place to drop by on the occasion of a visit to Mt. Fuji area.

More than 4,000 items, gathered mainly from Japan and partly from abroad, are displayed in several rooms arranged for each theme: boy’s collection, girl’s collection, music. In the area for girl’s collection, I was surprised by a big Barbie doll, the size of human being.

Special exhibitions are held throughout the year. Vintage miniature cars will be exhibited from July 18.

An intricate graffiti by artist Nobumasa Takahashi is amazing. He drew directly on the white wall of a staircase in the building.

We can buy some retro toys and original goods at the entrance shop after the tour of the museum.

Opening hours: 9:00-17:00, 10:00-16:00 on weekday from December 1 to March 19
Closed: Open Everyday
Price: ¥800 (JPY / adult and high school student), ¥400 (JPY / junior high and elementary school student)

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