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Fukagawa Edo Museum

1-3-28 Shirakawa, Koto 135-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3630-8625
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See village life in 19th-century Fukagawa in this reproduction village of traditional homes, inns, fish and produce stores, complete with an ambient sound track and seasonal plants and weather.
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1-3-28 Shirakawa, Koto 135-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a realistic model of a few streets as they looked like during Edo period (a cat on a roof is included). You can enter the houses and touch everything. The best part - there were volunteering guides. One of them gave me...More

Thank Marie L
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

My girls (4&6) could not get enough of this museum—they loved exploring the town, opening drawers in every room, hiding from the “rainstorm” that periodically appeared, etc. etc. Honestly, one of the best museums I’ve seen for kids this age (and interesting for me as...More

Thank Katie M
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is complimentary to the Edo-Tokyo museum and as they are not far away I would recommend to combine the visit the same day. We also got a volunteer guide here and the experience was great. The museum is smaller than the Edo-Tokyo one...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This museum was our kids favorite activity in Tokyo. Its a fun recreation of an Edo village. We were surprised at how quiet the museum was, but very much enjoyed the fact that we got our own personal tour guide who walked us through the...More

1  Thank Brian L
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum almost as an afterthought and where really glad we did. It is small but fascinating with a view of old Edo though a re construction of a typical Village of the time - about 140 years ago. We had a guide...More

Thank TopCats
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This museum re-creates life during the Edo period. Replica's of houses, inns,shops. You can walk and view each structure and guides are available to give you the sense of history and usage at that time period.

Thank Mars1964
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Am not really a museum kind of person. But this one had me hooked thanks to its wonderful story telling and its fantastic models and reconstruction of the era. I read through a ton of Japan history after this visit , I was that hooked...More

Thank Prameet K
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great full sized buildings with very realistic items showed what life in ond Tokyo would have been like. Had a number of very informative and helpful English speaking guides. They were all great. A pity that the static display of pictures and artefacts didn't have...More

1  Thank rama1
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

See what life in Tokyo was like more than two centuries ago. You can walk, see and touch Main Street in mid 1800 and feel the older Tokyo. There are helpful guides at strategic points, some speak English, to explain the tools used, the livelihood,...More

1  Thank SiewKheong
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must for kids 5-10, other ages too, but that age group will definitely enjoy this place. The museum is basically a large room with a little town (a few houses only-not a scaled down version) where the visitors can walk through...More

3  Thank Hribera
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