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Tsugaru Traditional Crafts Museum

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Fun hands-on expediences with traditional crafts!

Visited the Traditional Crafts Museum in the winter with my family. There are many hands-on crafts... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
SnowedAddy
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Aomori, Japan
Wonderful to see and experience!

The painted floats that they carry in festivals were incredible to see, and they surround you in... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
strafals
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Geneva,IL
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May 20, 2017
“Fun hands-on expediences with traditional crafts!”
May 28, 2016
“Wonderful to see and experience!”
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65-1 Tomiyama, Fukuro, Kuroishi 036-0412, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Visited the Traditional Crafts Museum in the winter with my family. There are many hands-on crafts experiences offered in different shops. Our kids (8 and 4 yrs old) tried Kokeshi doll painting experience in the Kokeshi-kan, which is located right next to the crafts museum,...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

The painted floats that they carry in festivals were incredible to see, and they surround you in the first room, where traditional drumming takes place. There is a demonstration, and volunteers are asked to play with them - and I did, and it was fantastic....More

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Visiting Kuroishi for a nearby mid-summer crafts fair, I enjoyed stopping at the town's kokeshi museum and shopping arcade. The kokeshi shop offered a choice of several hundred different artisan-made forms and figures, some of which seemed inspired and special. On the next level up...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

During a recent trip to Hirosaki, we spend the afternoon visiting the Tsugaru Traditional Crafts Museum in Kurioshi, Aomori. The main feature of this museum is the creation and display of kokeshi dolls of all shapes and sizes. Kokeshi dolls are traditional Japanese dolls made...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

I loved all of the beautiful treasures made in these wonderful art shops. Many different items are known for only being made in this area. I wanted to buy so many unique items so beautifully made. Knowing my mom has old family pieces I refrained...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2012

Spent a morning here in late August - it was sweltering but this was a great place nonetheless! We participated in a workshop to paint our own kokeshi dolls, it was a lot of fun. The instructor told us a bit about the different traditional...More

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