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

Guided Tours in English

Guided Tours in English

Guided Tours in English

We can guide a group of 5 to 30 persons a day. Free of charge.

Please apply for the guided tour two weeks before the visiting day.
For more information, click below.

※Guided tour will not provided on the day of Tamakuminsai (Tama Ward Festival) which usually is held in October, and the day of Minken Festival on November 3rd. Thank you for your understanding.


  • 7-1-1 Masugata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture 214-0032
  • FAX.044-934-8652



Please consider to try the audio-guide instead of the tours by our volunteer guides, if you are planning to visit in a group of less than 5 people, or there are less than 2 weeks left before your visit. (We offer the free audio-guide application from April 1, 2017.)

You can enjoy the stories behind 25 folk houses with your mobile device, viewing the images of the houses at their original locations and the floor plans for each house. The transcriptions of the audio-guide can also be read on your display. The free audio-guide application can be found and downloaded from both App Store and Google Play Store, by entering the term “minkaen” in their search fields. The audio-guide is available in English, Chinese and Korean. Feel free to take our audio-guide with you.

You are recommended to download the application in advance of your visit.

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