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Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

Nihon Ukiyo-e Hakubutsukan 日本浮世絵博物館

Japan Ukiyo-e (Ukiyoe) Museum is a print maker's dream, holding the largest private collection of ukiyo-e (woodblock prints), paintings screens and old books in the world. The Sakai family has collected more than 100,000 pieces over several generations. English information is limited, but there is a pamphlet you can get at the front and the staff are very friendly.

It's a little tricky to find. Check out the map.

Access A 7-minute drive from JR Matsumoto train station
A 15-minute walk from Matsumoto Railway Kamikochi line Ohniwa station
(Google Map)
Admission Y1050 for adults, Y530 for ES/JHS students
Hours 10am - 5pm (doors close 4:30pm)
Closed Mondays (but open on National Holiday-Mondays, closed next day instead)
Tel 0263-47-4440
English Web page

The Museum is located beside the Japanese Court and Open Air Architectural Museum (Rekishi-no-sato). So see them both at once.

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