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Updated: October 1, 2019
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The Gotoh Museum is a five-minute walk from Kaminoge Station in Setagaya. The museum displays an eclectic selection of Asian arts, crafts and cultural artifacts. The museum's main attraction is the illustrated hand-scroll of ‘The Tale of Genji’ which many consider to be the world’s first ever novel. Showings are only typically held during the first week of May.
Some of the other fascinating items you’ll find are ancient tea ceremony tools, artfully crafted ceramics, calligraphy, and weaponry. The museum runs six or seven different exhibitions throughout the year.
General admission: 1000 yen
Varies per exhibition or screening
For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.