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Naramachi Karakuri Omochakan (mechanical toy museum) 【奈良町からくりおもちゃ館】

Naramachi Karakuri Omochakan exhibits traditional karakuri (mechanical) toys in the traditional townhouse of Naramachi. Not only can you see the toys, but you can actually play with them! The karakuri toy workshop which takes place once a month is also recommended.

Basic Information

Address 7 Inyou-cho, Nara City
Access ・10 min walk from Kintetsu Nara Station
・15 min walk from JR Nara Station
Inquiries 0742-26-5656
Website Naramachi Karakuri Omochakan (karakuri toy museum)https://karakuri-omochakan.jimdofree.com/
Closed on Wednesday, New Year's holiday (December 29 - January 3)
*Please check the website in advance, as there may be temporary closures.
Parking None

Entrance Fee

Price (Individual) Admission free
Hours of Operation 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Area Information

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Imanishi Shoin

24-3 Fukuchiin-cho, Nara City

Nara Craft Museum

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