January(2023)2023.1.24【Parking】Parking Lot will not be available on March 18 (Sat.) – 19 (Sun.) due to events.
2023.1.23【Lobby】From February 28 (Tue.) to March 3 (Fri.), the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
2023.1.4Requests to visitors
December(2022)2022.12.4Notice of year-end and New Year holidays
November(2022)2022.11.30【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #7 ’Making the Most of Wood’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
2022.11.23【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #5 ’The Traditional Beauty of Japanese Wa’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
2022.11.17【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #4 ’Tools Around the World’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
2022.11.13 【Exhibition“ISHII HARU”】A video of the exhibition hall is now available.
2022.11.10【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #3 ’Tools and Handwork’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
2022.11.2【YouTube】 “Permanent Exhibitions #2 ’Learning from a Master Carpenter’/ Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum ” has been added.
October(2022)2022.10.26【Exhibition“ISHII HARU”】Related video ‘The Azulejos Connecting Art in Architecture with Ishii Haru’ has been released. (YouTube)
2022.10.14【Exhibition“ISHII HARU”】Venue photos have been updated.
2022.10.13【YouTube】English subtitles have been set up for “鋸の名工 宮野鉄之助を語る/The Master Sawsmith, Tetsunosuke Miyano” .
2022.10.1【Exhibition】” ISHII HARU: Azulejo and Space” has started.
September(2022)2022.9.25【Lobby】From September 27th (Tuesday) to 30th (Friday), 2022, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
2022.9.19Emergency Museum Closure
2022.9.18Emergency Museum Closure
2022.9.10【Lobby】On Friday, September 9th, 2022, the lobby on the 1st floor will be closed due to preparations for the exhibition.
2022.9.10【Exhibition】”The 12th, Sit/ Compare 2022 Chair Exhibition” has started.
August(2022)2022.8.30【YouTube】“Maintaining Tools ‘Natural Sharpening Stone: Awasedo stones from the Hideriyama stone mine in Kyoto’ /Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.(Japanese version only)
2022.8.24【Lounge】The Lounge will not be available from 10:00 to 13:00 on Thursday, September 8th.
2022.8.4【YouTube】“Skills of Craftsmen ‘Wooden Sleigh’ /Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.(Japanese version only)
June(2022)2022.6.28【YouTube】“Skills of Craftsmen ‘Growing Kitayama cedar trees in Kyoto’ /Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.(Japanese version only)
2022.6.2Requests to visitors
April(2022)2022.4.22【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Here is a video of the exhibition hall.
March(2022)2022.3.26【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
2022.3.24【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
2022.3.21【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
2022.3.19【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
2022.3.17【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
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)
2022.3.11【Exhibition“Kiridashi-Kogatana”】Related video has been released. (YouTube/Japanese)
2022.3.5【Exhibition】Kiridashi-Kogatana: —Unique Artifacts of Carpentry Tools Blacksmiths—” has started.
February(2022)2022.2.8From March 1st (Tuesday) to 4th (Friday), 2022, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
2022.2.1Requests to visitors
January(2022)2022.1.1Requests to visitors
December(2021)2021.12.24Requests to visitors
2021.12.12Notice of year-end and New Year holidays
November(2021)2021.11.26【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Planes-Special Planes 2’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.11.22【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】The exhibition panorama has been released.
2021.11.19【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Planes-Special Planes 1’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.11.12【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Planes-Smoothing Planes’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.11.5【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】The exhibition panorama has been released.
2021.11.5【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Drill’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.11.5【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】The exhibition panorama has been released.
October(2021)2021.10.30【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】The exhibition panorama has been released.
2021.10.29【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Carving chisels and carving knives’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.10.22【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Chisels-Paring Chisels and Special Chisels’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.10.22【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】Here is a movie of the exhibition hall.
2021.10.20【Special Exhibition“KIGUMI” [TOKYO]】The exhibition panorama has been released.
2021.10.16【Exhibition】”Endeavors in Master Craftsmanship in the Tenpyō Era: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Technology” has started.
2021.10.15【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Chisels-Striking Chisels and Butt Chisels’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.10.13【Special Exhibition】“KIGUMI:Revealing the Carpentry Behind the Wood Joint”[TOKYO] has started.
2021.10.8【YouTube】“Assembling Woods ‘Kyoro-gumi’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library(Japanese version only)” has been added.
2021.10.8From October 12th (Tuesday) to 15th (Friday), 2021, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
2021.10.1【YouTube】“Assembling Woods ‘Daimochi-tsugi’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library(Japanese version only)” has been added.
September(2021)2021.9.24【YouTube】“Assembling Woods ‘Kanawa-tsugi’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library(Japanese version only)” has been added.
2021.9.23【Exhibition】”The 11th, Sit/ Compare 2021 Chair Exhibition” has started.
2021.9.17【YouTube】“Assembling Woods ‘Koshikake-kamatsugi’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library(Japanese version only)” has been added.
2021.9.10【YouTube】“Assembling Woods ‘Koshikake-aritsugi’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library(Japanese version only)” has been added.
2021.9.8【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Saws-Saws by Application’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
August(2021)2021.8.27【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Saws-Basic Saws’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.8.22【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Hewing axes and adzes’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.8.13【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Stereotomy-How to use a Carpenter’s Square’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.8.11【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Drawing a Plan Board’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
July(2021)2021.7.30【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Marking Gauges’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.7.25【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Inkpot and bamboo Pen’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.7.24【Exhibition】”Cross-Laminated Timber: Pioneering Innovation In Massive Wood Construction” has started.
2021.7.16【YouTube】“The Use of Tools ‘Ruler’ / Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum Video Library” has been added.
2021.7.13From July 20th (Tuesday) to 23th (Friday), 2021, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
June(2021)2021.6.24Requests to visitors
May(2021)2021.5.15【Exhibition】”The 18th Exhibition of Traditional Wood and Bamboo Works” has started.
2021.5.11From February 9th (Tuesday) to 12th (Friday), 2021, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
2021.5.11Re-opening Announcement
2021.5.11Requests to visitors
April(2021)2021.4.25Announcement of Temporary Closing
March(2021)2021.3.31Requests to visitors
2021.3.23Notice about revision of various charges
2021.3.23Requests to visitors and TCTM’s opening hours
2021.3.20Notice about revision of various charges
2021.3.11Notice about revision of various charges
2021.3.2Notice about revision of various charges
February(2021)2021.2.13【Exhibition】”Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan:Carpentry Tools, Architectures, Daily Items” has started.
January(2021)2021.1.26From February 9th (Tuesday) to 12th (Friday), 2021, the lobby on the 1st floor will not be available due to preparations for the exhibition.
December(2020)2020.12.24Requests to visitors and TCTM’s opening hours
2020.12.10Notice of year-end and New Year holidays
October(2020)2020.10.21【Lounge】The Lounge will not be available from 9:30 to 14:00 on Sunday, October 25th.
2020.10.15【Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan】The video ‘Philippe Weisbecker at his workspace in Paris’ has been released.
2020.10.10【Exhibition】”Tetsunosuke Miyano: A Sawsmith Who Forged Tama-hagane Steel” has started.
2020.10.3【Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan/TOKYO】The video ‘Philippe Weisbecker at his workspace in Paris’ has been released.
2020.10.2【Exhibition】”Philippe Weisbecker Inside Japan[TOKYO]” has started.
September(2020)2020.9.15【Exhibition】”KIGUMI:Revealing the Carpentry Behind the Wood Joint[SAPPORO]” has started.
2020.9.8【Exhibition】”The 10th, Sit/ Compare 2020 Chair Exhibition” has started.
July(2020)2020.7.12TCTM Re-opening and Requests to Visitors
June(2020)2020.6.23Notice of event suspension
2020.6.23Notice of event suspension
May(2020)2020.5.27【Exhibition: AALTO】Exhibition period has been extended!
2020.5.26Notice of event suspension(※Extension of period )
2020.5.25Entry from May 28 (Thu) with Required Advance Reservation
2020.5.7Notice of event suspension(※Extension of period )
April(2020)2020.4.21【Exhibition: AALTO】We started “Museum at Home”.
2020.4.9【Exhibition】Our Decision to postpone The KIGUMI exhibition at Tokyo venue
2020.4.7Notice of event suspension(※Extension of period )
March(2020)2020.3.31Announcement of Extension of Temporary Closing