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

Opening hours & Admission Fee

Opening hours & Admission Fee


Opening hours

  • [Mar. - Oct.] 9:30 – 17:00
  • [Nov. - Feb.] 9:30 – 16:30

*last admissions 30 min before closed time

Closed on

  • Monday (open on holiday)
  • The day after Japanese national holidays (open on Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Year-end holidays and New Year’s holidays (from December 29 to January 3)

Admission Fee

  • Adults ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・500 yen
  • Students(Senior High School, College) ・・・・・・・・300 yen★
  • 65 years and over(Kawasaki City residents: Free) ・・・300 yen★
  • Children(Junior High School and under) ・・・・・・・・Free
  • Handicapped Persons・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Free

★=ID cards presence requested.

    • Group Rates (Senior high school students and older, 20 persons or more)
    • Adults ・・・・・・・・400 yen
      Students  ・・・・・・240 yen
      65 years & over ・・・240 yen

    • Please notify our office in advance one week before the vising day if you are planning to visit as a group.


  1. Some wheel chairs and baby carriages are available.
  2. A small table for changing babies’ diapers is provided in the rest room near No. 9 Nohara house.
  3. Some restrooms are available for handicapped persons.
  4. Please notify the main office in advance if you are planning to:
      • use tripods or easels.
      • enter the houses for research purposes.
      • use any of our artifacts or properties for photographic props etc.
  5. Taking commercial photographs is prohibited.
  6. Entering with pets are not allowed.
  7. Please refrain from smoking, eating, and drinking, except in the specially designated areas.

English guided tours are available

Please refer to →”Guided Tours in English

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