What is Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore?
Visitors can learn about the manners and customs of Nara at the Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore. Tools that have been inherited through generations have been preserved and are on exhibit as well as information about customs of the area. Tools used prior to 1970 in the rice, tea and forestry industries are on display in the permanent exhibition as well as information about food, clothing and shelter of the time. Visitors can also learn about Yamato craftsmanship and Yamato folklore in the Video Learning Corner.
There are various other exhibitions throughout the museum.
What is Yamato Folklore Park?
Yamato Folklore Park features 15 old Japanese-style houses from each area of Nara. 3 of these houses have been designated as important cultural properties and 10 have been designated as cultural assets.
Take the bus from Kintetsu Railway’s Koriyama Station or JR’s Yamatokozumi Station East Exit and get off at the Yada-Higashiyama stop. The Museum is a 10 minute walk from the bus stop.
Image Gallery: Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore / Yamato Folklore Park
Description: Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore / Yamato Folklore Park
|Sights||Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore / Yamato Folklore Park (奈良県立民俗博物館・大和民俗公園)|
Nara Prefecture, Yamatokoriyama, Yata-cho 545
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 0743-53-3171 / Fax: 0743-53-3173|
|Closed dates||Monday Specific dates|
|Admission Fee||Pay admission: 200yen|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore / Yamato Folklore Park