On the same day of the summer festival “Summer Museum” in Ikuta Ryokuchi Park,
We hold a special event “Summer Evening Minkaen-Let’s play with water ! “

You would have a nice experience with various kinds of water-playing and with a well-devised lifestyle of old days for managing the summer heat.

We specially prolong the opening hours on this day and offer some events for adults in the evening!
This day is full of pleasure not only during the daytime but also in the evening after “Summer Museum” festival.

  • Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 - 18:00 (the last entrance is 17:30)
    ※ We prolong the opening hours
  • Fee: Entrance fee is 500 yen  ※It’s free for the visitors wearing Yukata or Jinbei
Enjoying the Evening Cool Breeze in Minkaen -Let's play with water!

Enjoying the Evening Cool Breeze in Minkaen -Let’s play with water!

Let’s play with water! You could experience the water-related activities such as sprinkling water, drawing water from the well, washing with a board and playing with a water pistol or with a bamboo waterwheel.

washing using a washing board

washing using a washing board

Summer Evening Minkaen for Adult Visitors
We sell the local craft beer connected with Minkaen.

A sale of Ice Lollipop
We sell cold and delicious ice lollipop nice for hot summer.

Take a Nap under a Mosquito Net
A mosquito net was used as an insect-repellent for having a sound sleep.
Visitors can experience taking a nap under a mosquito net.

Mosquito Net

Mosquito Net

The Exhibition of Wind-Bells in various parts of Japan
Wind-bells of various shapes and materials, like they were made in old times. Enjoy the different sounds!

washing using a washing board

washing using a washing board

  • Place: under the eaves of Minkaen Houses

Simultaneous Event! Project Exhibition “The Life and the Creatures in the folk house”
This exhibition shows you the creatures and the way of life with people in the old folk houses here.

    • Time: free entrance during the opening hours
    • Place:Exhibition Hall at the main office (the front gate)