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 2021.3.31 Requests to visitors
2021.3.2 Notice about revision of various charges
2021.2.13 【Exhibition】”Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan:Carpentry Tools, Architectures, Daily Items” has started.
2021.2.13 - 5.9 Now Open

Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan
Carpentry Tools, Architectures, Daily Items

This exhibition highlights works produced during Weisbecker’s time in Japan.
2020.5.12 - 6.30 Now Open

【Limited Edition】Museum at Home ※Japanese Only

2021.04.15 学芸員による常設展解説を更新しました

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.12, May6, Aug.10, Sept.21, 2021
New Year’s Holiday December 29 – January 3

Open :

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