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 2022.12.4 Notice of year-end and New Year holidays
2022.11.30 【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #7 ’Making the Most of Wood’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
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2022.10.1 - 12.4 Now Open

ISHII HARU: Azulejo and Space

How can a quaint, decorative tile be transformed into a contemporary art form that adorns space? We will discover the secret behind this transformation through the artist Ishii Haru’s latest works.

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’