In Japan Open Air Folk House Museum old folk houses are on display on the gentle slopes of Tama hills.

Mingu-Seisaku-Gijutu-Hozonkai

Mingu-Seisaku-Gijutu-Hozonkai
(The Society of Preserving Arts and Skills of Making Folk Tools)
(民具製作技術保存会)

Warazaiku (Straw works)

The object and the organization of the society

Club Mark

Club Mark

The object of the society is to hand down the skills of making folk tools and utensils, and to learn the intelligence of the predecessors who had made the best use of the special qualities and the advantages of natural materials. Having the main purpose of making the tools for daily life (especially consumables), the society consists of groups of ‘practical skills’, such as straw works, bamboo works, weaving, and the groups of ‘study and edit’ with which they aim at popularization by writing. Thay started in Oct., 1973.

Opening Hours

On Sundays 10:00-12:00, 13:00-14:30 (Night work 18:00-20:00)
(Please excuse us when some changes of the schedule occur.)

In cooperation with

Mingu-Seisaku-Gijutu-Hozonkai (Society of Preserving Arts and Skills of Making Folk Tools)

  • Straw works, Bamboo works, Weaving
  • Kanagawa-Kamisuki-kenkyukai (Society for the Study of Papermaking)

Hataori (Weaving)

Hataori (Weaving)

Hataori products

Hataori products


Takezaiku (Bamboo works)

Takezaiku (Bamboo works)

Takezaiku products

Takezaiku products


Warazaiku (Straw works)

Warazaiku (Straw works)

Warazaiku products

Warazaiku products

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