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Updated: April 2, 2018

Tsumami Kanzashi Museum つまみかんざし博物館

401 Hills Ishida, 4-23-28 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

An elegant collection of rare Japanese hair ornaments

Have a look at a close-to-extinct traditional handicraft of Tokyo—kanzashi—at Tsumami Kanzashi Museum. Kanzashi are delicate ornaments that decorate young women's hairdos as they put on kimono on important occasions such as New Year, coming-to-age ceremony, and their birthdays. These kanzashi are often made to look like flowers. The process of making a kanzashi is very meticulous and painstaking. In fact, only very few craftsmen master this piece of art nowadays.

Besides using kanzashi as a hair accessory, feel free to use it as an ornament for your room or a gift for a loved one.

How to Get There

  • Takadanobaba Sta. | Toyamaguchi Exit/Exit 1 | 3 mins on foot
    JR Yamanote Line | Tozai Line | Seibu Shinjuku Line


Opening Hours

  • 10:00–17:00 Wed, Sat



Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • Elevator |

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