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 2022.4.22 【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Here is a video of the exhibition hall.
2022.3.15 【Exhibition“CLT”】The catalog “Cross-Laminated Timber: Pioneering Innovation In Massive Wood Construction” can be downloaded for free from the ETH Library. (Full Text PDF, 25.77Mb)
2021.6.24 Requests to visitors

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’