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Fukagawa Edo Museum

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1: to see the imagined replicated townscape of Fukagawa Sagacho

Museum that shows history of Fukagawa

If you visit Fukagawa Edo Museum, you can see the replicated townscape of Fukagawa Sagacho in Edo period (1603-1867).

This townscape consists of fire tower, vegetable shops and row house during Tenpo era (1830-1844). You can go into some houses.

This is a history museum about Fukagawa area in Edo period. It holds project exhibitions. "Three Great Reformation in Edo and Sadanobu Matsudaira (1758-1829)" (from October 29, 2013 (Tuesday) to October 26, 2014 (Sunday)) was held as Project Exhibition.

It opened in 1986. It is a small public museum of Koto City at commercial area in Kiyosumi Shirakawa, Koto City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Kiyosumi-Shirakawa station.

This museum is close to Kiyosumi Gardens, Fukagawa Fudoson Temple, Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo within a walking distance.

Event Information

"Project Exhibition: Kabuki and Fukagawa"
from November 15, 2016 (Tuesday) to November 12, 2017 (Sunday)

"Yōkai Votive Tablet Exhibition" and "Fukagawa Seven Mysteries Ukiyo-e Print Exhibition"
from July 23, 2017 (Sunday) to August 20, 2017 (Sunday)

"Night Special Opening Traditional Entertainments: Rokyoku -Poeny Lantern-"
August 12, 2017 (Saturday)

"Special Night Opening Event: Home of Ghost"
from August 18, 2017 (Friday) to August 20, 2017 (Sunday)

"Fukagawa Ghost Fair"
August 19, 2017 (Saturday)

"Special Night Opening Traditional Entertainments: Rashomon by Biwa and Talk"
August 26, 2017 (Saturday)

"The Town of Edo with Kimono -Wearing Kimono Experience-"
September 2, 2017 (Saturday)
October 7, 2017 (Saturday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Edo ditty of the tenement house"
September 24, 2017 (Sunday)

"Shinnainagashi"
October 14, 2017 (Saturday)
December 9, 2017 (Saturday)
February 10, 2018 (Saturday)

Finished Event Information

"Tanabata Decorations"
from June 23, 2015 (Tuesday) to July 12, 2015 (Sunday)
from June 28, 2016 (Tuesday) to July 24, 2016 (Sunday)
from June 27, 2017 (Tuesday) to July 23, 2017 (Sunday)

"Special Event of Night Opening: Home of Ghost"
August 23, 2015 (Sunday)
from August 19, 2016 (Friday) to August 21, 2016 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Sales Performance in Edo and Street Performance"
September 12, 2015 (Saturday)
March 19, 2016 (Saturday)
March 18, 2017 (Saturday)

"Shinnainagashi"
October 10, 2015 (Saturday)
December 12, 2015 (Saturday)
February 20, 2016 (Saturday)
April 16, 2016 (Saturday)
June 4, 2016 (Saturday)
July 9, 2016 (Saturday)
October 8, 2016 (Saturday)
December 10, 2016 (Saturday)
February 11, 2017 (Saturday, National Holiday)
April 8, 2017 (Saturday)
June 10, 2017 (Saturday)
July 15, 2017 (Saturday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Rakugo"
October 18, 2015 (Sunday): "-Yanagiya Yanagi-"
November 28, 2015 (Saturday): "-Emman Tachibana-"
February 21, 2016 (Sunday): "-Konosuke Sanyutei-"
March 12, 2016 (Saturday): "-Momonosuke Sekisekitei-"
April 17, 2016 (Sunday): "-Emman Tachibana-"
June 26, 2016 (Sunday): "-Yanagiya Yanagi-"
August 13, 2016 (Saturday): "-Konosuke Sanyutei-"
October 23, 2016 (Sunday): "-Natsumaru Katsura-"
December 17, 2016 (Saturday): "-Tsukasa Sanyutei -"
February 26, 2017 (Sunday): "-Momonosuke Sekisekitei-"
April 16, 2017 (Sunday): "-Momonosuke Sekisekitei-"
June 18, 2017 (Sunday): "-Tsukasa Sanyutei-"
August 5, 2017 (Saturday): "-Konosuke Sanyutei-"

"Viewing the Moon Decorations"
from September 11, 2015 (Friday) to October 25, 2015 (Sunday)
from September 9, 2016 (Friday) to October 16, 2016 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Sumojinku"
October 31, 2015 (Saturday)
July 16, 2016 (Saturday)
October 30, 2016 (Sunday)
July 8, 2017 (Saturday)

"Project Exhibition: History of Sumo Wrestling and Honjo・Fukagawa"
from November 11, 2014 (Tuesday) to November 8, 2015 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Stylish of Edo Kappore"
November 15, 2015 (Sunday)
May 15, 2016 (Sunday)
November 20, 2016 (Sunday)
May 21, 2017 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Edo ditty of the tenement house"
November 22, 2015 (Sunday)
January 24, 2016 (Sunday)
March 27, 2016 (Sunday)
May 22, 2016 (Sunday)
July 24, 2016 (Sunday)
September 25, 2016 (Sunday)
November 27, 2016 (Sunday)
January 22, 2017 (Sunday)
March 26, 2017 (Sunday)
May 28, 2017 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Kodan"
December 13, 2015 (Sunday)
August 7, 2016 (Sunday)
December 11, 2016 (Sunday)
August 6, 2017 (Sunday)

"New Year Holidays Special Opening"
from January 2, 2016 (Saturday) to January 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"New Year's Decoration"
from December 23, 2015 (Wednesday, National Holiday) to January 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)
from December 27, 2016 (Tuesday) to January 9, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Nohgaku Workshop"
January 17, 2016 (Sunday)
January 15, 2017 (Sunday)

"Hatsu Uma Decorations"
from January 13, 2016 (Wednesday) to February 7, 2016 (Sunday)
from January 20, 2017 (Friday) to February 12, 2017 (Sunday)

"Traditional Crafts: Edo Sashinomo (Edo Joinery)"
February 14, 2016 (Sunday)

"Hina Sekku (The Feast of Dolls)"
from February 11, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday) to March 6, 2016 (Sunday)
from February 16, 2017 (Thursday) to March 12, 2017 (Sunday)

"Tango-no-Sekku (The Boy's Festival)"
from April 26, 2016 (Tuesday) to May 8, 2016 (Sunday)

"The Town of Edo with Kimono -Wearing Kimono Experience-"
May 14, 2016 (Saturday)
June 4, 2016 (Saturday)
July 2, 2016 (Saturday)
August 6, 2016 (Saturday)
September 3, 2016 (Saturday)
October 1, 2016 (Saturday)
November 5, 2016 (Saturday)
December 3, 2016 (Saturday)
January 2, 2017 (Monday, Substitute Holiday)
January 3, 2017 (Tuesday)
February 4, 2017 (Saturday)
March 4, 2017 (Saturday)
May 6, 2017 (Saturday)
June 3, 2017 (Saturday)
July 1, 2017 (Saturday)
August 5, 2017 (Saturday)

"Bekko Zaiku (Tortoise-Shell Work)"
May 29, 2016 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Hauta"
June 5, 2016 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Miminashi Hoichi by Biwa and Talk"
August 6, 2016 (Saturday)

"Yōkai Votive Tablet Exhibition" and "Fukagawa Seven Mysteries Ukiyo-e Print Exhibition"
from July 24, 2016 (Sunday) to August 21, 2016 (Sunday)

"Mujizome"
September 17, 2016 (Saturday)

"Jazz me Yokocho"
October 23, 2016 (Sunday)

"The 30th Year Anniversary of Fukagawa Edo Museum: Fukagawa Edo Museum Festival"
from November 5, 2016 (Saturday) to November 6, 2016 (Sunday)

"Project Exhibition: Tenement House ~House and Living~"
from November 10, 2015 (Tuesday) to November 13, 2016 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Nagauta"
February 19, 2017 (Sunday)

"Traditional Entertainments: Edo of the Festival and Local Festival Spell in Hauta"
June 25, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 1 hour in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a hurried pace, and about 1.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 9:30 to 17:00 (last entry: 16:30).

Closed Day
This museum is closed the 2nd Monday of the month, the 4th Monday of the month, change-of-exhibition period, maintenance period, and year-end and new year holiday. In case that the 2nd Monday of the month is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, it opens on Monday and closes on the following weekday. In case that the 4th Monday of the month is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, it opens on Monday and closes on the following weekday. Also, it temporarily closes.

Admissions Fee
It is 400-yen for high school students and over, and 50-yen for elementary school and junior high school students.

Access
The closest station is Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station (Tokyo Metro: Hanzomon Line)
◎ Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
○ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
◎ With Children

Name in English
Fukagawa Edo Museum

Name in Roman Letters
Fukagawa Edo Shiryokan

Name in Japanese
深川江戸資料館
ふかがわえどしりょうかん

Address
1-3-28, Shirakawa, Koto City, Tokyo, 135-0021

Telephone Number
03-3630-8625

URL
http://www.kcf.or.jp/fukagawa/

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