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 2023.3.30 【Isamu Noguchi TOOLS】3D・VR have been updated.
2023.3.24 【Exhibition“Isamu Noguchi TOOLS”】A video of the exhibition hall is now available.
2021.6.24 Requests to visitors
2023.3.4 - 5.7 Now Open

Isamu Noguchi TOOLS

This exhibition is focused on Noguchi’s international and hybrid exploration of tools and materials, mainly from the collection of The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum ( New York ).

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.10, Mar.21, July18, Sept.19, Oct.10, 2022
New Year’s Holiday December 29 – January 3

Open :

9:30 – 16:30 (last admission 16:00)
* Please check ‘Information’