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 2020.7.12 TCTM Re-opening and Requests to Visitors
2020.6.23 Notice of event suspension
2020.5.27 【Exhibition: AALTO】Exhibition period has been extended!
2020.3.28 - 8.30 Now Open

AINO and ALVAR AALTO Shared Visions
Innovations in Wood Bending Technology & Design of Furniture ※Extension of period

!Now open ”Museum at Home”
the venue video has been released.(April 22)
2020.7.18 - 9.6 Now Open

KIGUMI: Revealing the Carpentry Behind the Wood Joint[HIROSHIMA ]

In this exhibition we will focus on these joinery methods, which are known as ‘kigumi’ in Japanese, and trace their history.
2020.5.12 - 8.31 Now Open

(日本語) 【期間限定】おうちでミュージアム

07.14 【期間限定】夏休み木工キット予約販売について
2020.5.19 - 10.25 Now Open

(日本語) 【期間限定】木組展おうちでミュージアム

06.24 音楽映像「home」別ver.共有

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)