Until Sunday, February 2, 2020, we hold plan exhibition, "folk toy - tree/paper/straw with prayer as form" in TOKYO TOY MUSEUM.
With "tree and paper collect national folk toys by straw" material, and display.
We would appreciate your feeling wish and thought of people loaded folk toy with.
Castle town which lay scattered in each places of the whole country developed in shogunate government of the Edo era as each local central town, and they built self-sufficiency-like original life culture.
And of children difference every district (feudal clan) is seen in tools if play.
On the other hand, castle town was blessed with factors to make toys.
From spare time made with sloppy container of tile-making and living, Japanese warrior form or tops were produced.
And various lucky charms and toys formed a line in festival and fair of Shinto shrine, temple of land where many people gathered and were pleased as thing which we projected faith, manners and customs of the land on.
Furthermore, most of folk toys are called lucky charm, and pray for child being brought up well in hope of being given child. In addition, it was got close to people as thing which invited Heian, and, in hope of good harvest, big catch, folk toy has been loved as good luck charms such as disaster or katsu* until today.
From Saturday, February 9, 2019 to Saturday, February 2, 2020
10:00 - 16:00 (as for the admission until 15:30)
In the case of holiday, Thursday is opened every Thursday. There will be transfer closing later.
〒160-0004 4-20, Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku kikakutenjishitsu
*Average does not accept group reservation during long-term Closed periods such as spring vacation, summer vacation or GW.
*In the case of the use in more than eight people, I would like application for group than website beforehand.
*You can use special program for group when you will have advance reservations.
*We have advance reservations, and group rate is applied only when the number of the people of paid admission of the day is higher than 15 people.
Authorized non profit organization art and association of play creation