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Updated: October 1, 2019

Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan お茶の水おりがみ会館

1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo City, Tokyo

Connect with the local community via the art of origami

Part retail store, part craft workshop, part education facility, Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan is a multi-functional space dedicated to the art of origami. Founded in 1858 as a factory for dying washi, traditional Japanese paper, the space now hosts regular workshops and art exhibitions.

The organization aims to promote cross-cultural exchange between Japan and the international community. There are mini origami lessons held daily, offering a quick and fun way for visitors to interact with the local artisans and try something new when they’re in the area. For those looking to get a little more serious there are a variety of other more intensive courses on offer too.

How to Get There

  • Ochanomizu StationJR LineMarunouchi LineHirijibashi Exit7 min on foot
  • Shin-ochanomizu StationChiyoda Line7 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:30-18:00

Facility Info

  • JapaneseEnglish

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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