We live quite close to the museum therefore we visit it once/year at least. My kids love the real looking cat on top of the roof that cries and that everything can be touched at all times.
This is a really nice place for those interested in period/ older buildings. Spent approx an hour there to just look around. Small but charming place.
we found this place by accident because we thought we were going to the Tokyo Edo Museum. It has a reproduction of a court of a few pre-industrial houses, which you can actually enter, unlike the bigger museums. The best thing was that we found (or were found by) an English speaking volunteer who filled out the detail.
I liked visiting Fukagawa Edo Museum very much. It is a smaller and more intimate museum than the larger Edo Museum (which I also like) but seeing various types of houses at full scale, which is the main feature at Fukagawa Edo Museum, was eye-opening. We had a wonderful English-speaking volunteer guide and she encouraged us to participate in the... More
The advertising leaflet for this place looks very interesting and tempting: the reality falls well short. So many places in the world do the "reproduction of a medieval/stone-age/historical village" extremely well: one tends to expect a high standard, so this is doubly disappointing. It is lifeless, uninteresting, small and so obviously phoney: far too shiny clean and I suspect not... More
My family thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Admission was very cheap, we were given a personalised guided tour by a volunteer English speaking guide and the museum is fabulous. Great attention to detail and an interactive learning experience of history.
If you wanna learn about Japanese history especially Edo era which is well known as samurai, this is the right place to visit!
We intended to go to this museum, but at the nearby subway station, located a small sign indicating the museum was closed for repairs from July 2009 until July 2010. The sign was in Japanese and we were fortunate to spot it. This sounds like a great attraction and a great value, we will check it out and review it... More
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