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About the Museum

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At any one time, we exhibit 50 kaleidoscopes from our growing collection of about 400. We hope you enjoy our valuable kaleidoscopes made by famous foreign and Japanese craftsmen.
You can experience the endless , incredible spectacular array of colours , patterns and designs in these wonderful instruments and you can even make your own!

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OPEN 10:00‐18:00 (last entry until 17:30),
Tue.-Sun. , national holidays
CLOSED Mon. (open if Mon. is a national holiday and closed the next weekday ) , Winter holidays Dec.25 - Jan4.


Fee Adult ¥500
Senior(over 65 years old) ¥300
High school student ¥300
Child(junior&junior high school student age) ¥200
Below junior school student age FREE

※However, only a kaleidoscope exhibition room is a charge.
In addition, institutions (an art gallery, a cafeteria space, etc.) can go in and out freely.
※In the case of coming by more than 10 persons of the case of only inspection, it is reservation required. (For preparation)



  • 3min. walk from Exits 3-1 and 3-2 of the Karasuma oike subway station.On the southside Aneyakoji‐dori, east of Higashinotoin‐dori.
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