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Home > Yamanashi Area > Fujisan (Mt. Fuji) and Fujigoko (Fuji Five Lakes) Area > Sights > Tin Toy Museum in Kawaguchiko ‘Happy Days’

Tin Toy Museum in Kawaguchiko ‘Happy Days’

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Area:Mt. Fuji/Fuji Five Lakes

A white building on foot of Mt.Fuji on the shores of Lake Kawaguchiko is the museum of ‘Kitahara Teruhisa’ which exhibits his toy collection for 40 years. The toys with the conception of ‘Things from Happy Days’, are on display. The toys are made with great care and you can feel the potential of Japanese craftsmanship. Even tiny parts are crafted finely including the fashion or looks of the people depending on the times. The place is filled with the passion of creativity. Tin toys like cars or airplanes, which were once exported to foreign country, are on display, and supplementary toys before the world warⅡtell us the magnificent world. You also see the dolls which used to be loved by girls, or the interesting monsters in Showa period. You will find something new as well as something nostalgic.

Location

Zip-code

401-0302

Address

1204-2 Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minami-tsuru-gun

Transportation

Nearest I.C.

Chuo Expressway, Kawaguchiko IC

Nearest station

Fuji Kyuko Line, Kawaguchiko Station

Nearest highway bus stop

Kawaguchiko-eki

Nearest bus stop

Kawaguchiko Herb Kan

Transportation details

10 minutes from Kawaguchiko IC by car

Parking

Bus

15buses

Car

50cars

Notes

Free Parking is available at the Oike Park next to the museum

Facilities

Rest room 

Activities Program

Available

List of hands-on programs, remarks

In the hall, a quiz to find a 3cm robot Those who answer correctly will be awarded a mini figure
Free Tickets available at the ticket counter the day of

Can be enjoyed in wet weather

Yes

Facilities List

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Contact

Name

Tin Toy Museum in Kawaguchiko ‘Happy Days’

Telephone number

0555-83-3220

Fax number

0555-73-3921

URL

http://www.kitahara-museum.jp/( External link )

Time required

30 minutes

Opening Hours

9:00am – 5:00pm( in winter 12/1-3/19 weekdays: 10:00am-5:00pm)

Closing Days

No

Fee

Adults: 800 yen / Children (middle and elementary school students): 400 yen *There are several kinds of discount.

Service in other languages is available

Foreign language assistance

English

Accepted credit cards

VISA|MasterCard|JCB|American Express|Diners Club

Universal Design

Assistance dogs allowed  Accessible slope  Infant facilities  Wheelchair user participation  Nursing care volunteer  Medical service/First aid  No steps   Parking for wheelchair visitors  Rest room for wheelchair users  Disabled access elevator 

Others(The bathroom with diper-change table and for kids is installed)

This information is current as of June 13, 2016
The contents are subject to change without prior notification.
Please contact each facility, shop or tourist spot for further information.