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Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design

4.3/5
24 Reviews
Closed Open from 9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 9-1 Okazakiseishojicho, Sakyo-ku | B1F Miyakomesse, Kyoto 606-8343, Kyoto Prefecture
Official website: https://kmtc.jp/
Phone: +81 75-762-2670

What people are saying:

Japanese-made things are relatively hand-crafted or designed with exquisite practicality. This museum is quite worth seeing. It displays many small Japanese objects. Although it introduces some of the Japanese with a little understanding, it is quite fun.

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  • 522lillianc
    522lillianc
    London, England
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    of course for one crazy about shibori handmade craft,

    it was better 10 years ago, handwork, exquisite work is vvv expensive in kyoto, a genuine boutieu will charge £ 2500 for a pure kyoto indigo dyed of the aubergine color, designer prices, just for a bl...

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  • Shanti M
    Shanti M
    New York City, New York
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    Beautiful place. Don't miss

    Really worth spending some time here. The Japanese crafts are so delicate and perfect. Items of wood, lacquer, inlay and metal. Gift items as well.

    Reviewed on /Date(1569938902000+0800)/
  • Colin T
    Colin T
    woodford
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    Amazing variety of Japanese handcrafts

    This small museum is definitely worth the visit and it is a shame it is not on the main attractions list. It has a good collection of traditional crafts (and is ideally visited along with the Kyoto...

    Reviewed on /Date(1568147844000+0800)/
  • papjc
    papjc
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    A fascinating showcase of the lavish, exquisite and subtile Japanese crafts

    This is a relatively discrete museum that sould not be hidden by all the landmarks and places of interest of generous Kyoto, but it's worth the visit. It's just on your way to Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pav...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567514298000+0800)/
  • Travelingpossum
    Travelingpossum
    Southern CA
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    Superb museum

    This was the best museum we visited on our trip to Japan. It contains a fascinating assortment of beautiful crafts. Detailed explanations in English are included for all displays. There was a crafts...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562776351000+0800)/

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