As an event of “Summer Museum in Ikuta Ryokuchi Park”, we will hold “Summer Festival in MINKAEN - Let’s enjoy with the water !”

You can enjoy some nice experiences, such as various kinds of water-playings , well-devised lifestyle of old and good days in the summer heat, Japanese
a mon-and-pop candy store “Dagashiya”, toy-shooting, local craft beers and others.

We specially prolong the opening hours on the Summer Festival day, you can enjoy events not only during the daytime but also in the evening after “Summer Museum in Ikuta Ryokuchi Park” finished. Let’s enjoy a slow-life summer day in Japan!

  • Date: Sunday, August 18, 2019
  • Time: 9:30 – 18:00 (last admission 17:30) ※ the opening hours extended
  • Fee: Admission fee only

※Admission free for wearing Yukata or Jinbei

washing with a scrubbing board

washing with a scrubbing board

Let’s play with water!

You can enjoy various activities with the water, such as Japanese styled sprinkling water, washing with a scrubbing board, drawing water from the well, bamboo water pistol shooting and bamboo water wheels rotating.

Bamboo water pistol shooting

Bamboo water pistol shooting

Mosquito Net
For a good sleeping during night, the mosquito net was used as bug repellent especially for mosquito. Visitors can try to lie down in a mosquito net.

Mosquito Net

Mosquito Net

The Exhibition of Wind-Bells from All Over Japan

There are various local wind-bells crafted in each of regions in Japan.

You can enjoy wind-bells in difference shapes, materials and enjoy their sounds at under eaves in each of the houses.

Local wind bell from NARA prefecture called “Ruri-Furin”

Local wind bell from NARA prefecture called “Ruri-Furin”

  • Time: During opening hours
  • Place: under eaves  in each of the houses

Mini-carnival for children
We have various mini-stands for children, such as a mon-and-pop candy store “Dagashiya”, toy shooting, ring tossing, fishing pond, simple pachinko and others.

  • Time: 11:00-16:30 (Limited quantity)
  • Place: (0) the Hara House and beside the Front Gate

A selection of local craft beer! “Craft Beer Booth-MINKAEN-”
Special selected local craft beers of excellent taste and unique design. Possible take-away! Limited quantity!  Looking forward to your coming earlier.

  • Time: 11:00-18:00 (Limited quantity)
  • Place: beside the Front Gate

Special Exhibition “Living with Silkworm - sericulture faith in Okagami”
This Special Exhibition is introducing those of aspects in regard to the sericulture as a major industry and the sericulture faith, in once Kawasaki city area.

  • Time: During opening hours
  • Place: Exhibition Hall at the main office (the Front Gate)