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 2020.4.7 Notice of event suspension(※Extension of period )
2020.3.31 Announcement of Extension of Temporary Closing
2020.3.28 - 6.7 Now Open

AINO and ALVAR AALTO Shared Visions
Innovations in Wood Bending Technology & Design of Furniture ※Opening date undecided

This exhibition introduces the innovation of bending wood technology in furniture design by Alvar Aalto, one of the leading architects of the 20th century and his wife Aino Aalto.

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)