Nihon Minkaen

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Nihon Minka-en (日本民家園, also 'The Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum') is part of the Ikuta Ryokuchi Park in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. On display in the park is a collection of 20 traditional minka from various parts of Japan, especially thatched-roofed houses from eastern Japan. (Wikipedia)



7-1-1 Masugata, Tama ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 〒214-0032 (Map) (Directions)


9:30 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 9:30 - 17:00
Friday 9:30 - 17:00
Saturday 9:30 - 17:00
Sunday 9:30 - 17:00
Holidays 9:30 - 17:00

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General Amenities

  • Coin lockers
  • Nursing rooms


  • Wheelchair rental
  • Pushchair rental
  • Multi-purpose toilet

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