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Updated: May 21, 2019

Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center 江戸たいとう伝統工芸館

2-22-13 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Hands-on experiences with some of Tokyo’s most respected artisans

The Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center can be found in the historic neighborhood of Asakusa. Exhibitions on the first and second floors show the incredible range of its collection. There are around 250 objects, covering 48 styles of traditional craftwork. The center reopened in March 2019 following renovations. Through a series of displays and touch-panel screens, visitors can now read information about the exhibits in Japanese, English, Chinese (simplified and traditional), and Korean.

On weekends, you can head to the second floor to watch the city's best artisans demonstrate their incredible techniques.

How to Get There

  • Asakusa Station | 5 mins on foot
    Tsukuba Express Line
  • Asakusa Station | 15 mins on foot
    Asakusa Line | Ginza Line | Tobu Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-18:00 Mon-Sun.
  • Closing days:2nd Tuesday of each month | 4th Tuesday of each month
    When a closing day falls on a holiday, open on the holiday and closed the following day.
    Operates irregular.

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • Japanese | English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean |
  • Elevator | Automatic doors | Accessible restrooms |

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