Tsuruga Guide

Kami-Warabe Washi Paper Doll Museum

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The Sights of Long-ago Japan, Preserved for Today

The washi paper figures of children exhibited here depict archetypal scenes of Japan around the 1930s, with the behavior of the playing children so perfectly captured that you can practically hear their excitement.

Access Map


Traffic access
By car: Approx. 10 min. from Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
By bus: Take the Tsuruga Excursion Line Bus (Tourism Route) from JR Tsuruga Station to Osakana Street Bus Stop (approx. 21 min.)
New Address:
13-14 Aioi-cho, Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture
Free parking available (along Aioi-dori street)
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Closes at 4:00 p.m. from November to March)
Closed on:
Mondays and Tuesdays (open on national holidays) and new year holidays
Adults ¥200 (for groups of 20 or more, ¥150 each)
Children under 12 admitted free
Free admission on Seimei Morning Market days (3rd Sunday of each month)