Eisei-Bunko is home to the art and craft heirlooms of the Hosokawa family, Lord of Higo Kumamoto. The Hosokawas are one of ... More
Eisei-Bunko is home to the art and craft heirlooms of the Hosokawa family, Lord of Higo Kumamoto. The Hosokawas are one of the three prestigious Daimyo families that assumed the post of Kanrei (deputy shogun) in the Muromachi shogunate. There are four different themes in the museum each year. The displayed collection includes swords, armor, tea artifacts and beautiful, Noh-theater costumes.
Various travel modes are displayed, including steam locomotives, bicycles, and even a mock up of a Japan Air Lines passenger
cabin. Children will enjoy the experience of being a "conductor" on Japan Railways' Yamanote circle route. Horse drawn carriages, ...
Founded in 1926, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum displays a wide range of Japanese art forms in its six huge
galleries. Apart from organizing exhibitions of traditional Japanese crafts, graphic design, and calligraphy by contemporary Japanese artists, the museum ...
The Tokyo National Museum displays sculptures, paintings, calligraphy, archaeological objects, and other decorative arts. Broadly divided into Japanese, Chinese, and
Korean forms, the museum's collections are nothing if not an artistic preservation of Asian history and culture. Exhibitions, lectures, ...