The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum was opened in 1984 in Nakayamate, Kobe, as the only museum of carpentry tools in Japan, with the objective to collect and conserve such disappearing tools as a cultural heritage, and to pass them on to the next generation through research and exhibitions.
News 2020.10.10 【Exhibition】”Tetsunosuke Miyano: A Sawsmith Who Forged Tama-hagane Steel” has started.
2020.10.2 【Exhibition】”Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan[TOKYO]” has started.
2020.7.12 TCTM Re-opening and Requests to Visitors
2020.10.2 - 11.20 Now Open

Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan[TOKYO]
Carpentry Tools, Architectures, Daily Items

Philippe Weisbecker brings a unique sensitivity to his illustrations of commonplace objects drawn from everyday scenes. This exhibition highlights works produced during Weisbecker’s time in Japan.
2020.10.10 - 12.13 Now Open

Tetsunosuke Miyano:
A Sawsmith Who Forged Tama-hagane Steel

Tetsunosuke Miyano (1901–96), a second-generation nokogiri-kaji—or sawsmith—from Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture.In this exhibition, we introduce this craftsmanship alongside numerous works.
2020.5.12 - 12.31 Now Open

【Limited Edition】Museum at Home ※Japanese Only

10.15 宮野鉄之助展を追加しました

Address :

7-5-1 Kumochi-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0056, Japan
TEL 078-242-0216 / FAX 078-241-4713

Closed :

Mondays (The following day when Monday falls on a national holiday)
Jan.14, Feb.25, May7, Aug11, Sept.23, Nov.24, 2020
New Year’s Holiday December 29 – January 3

Open :

9:30 – 16:30 (last admission 16:00)