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History and Outline
Opened in April 1985. “Washi” (Japanese traditional paper) having a history of 1400 years has contributed tremendously to Japanese culture and life. This museum aims to cultivate people’s understanding of “washi” and hand down to future generations the excellent workmanship of “washi”.
ProjectPermanent exhibition, planning exhibition (once or twice a year)
Collection and Exhibition
Collection and display of old and modern papers produced in various places in Japan
Collection and display of handicraft works made from “washi”
Collection and display of handicraft works made from “kanshi” (Korean traditional paper)
Display of Chinese and European old paper and its printed matter
- 668 Kagamimachi, Yatsuo-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 939-2341 Japan
- +81 76-455-1184
- 9:00am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
- From December 29 to January 10, temporary closure
- Parking provided (capacity of 10 cars)
- Walk 25 minutes from JR Etchu-Yatsuo Station on the JR Takayama Line, or take the Yatsuo Machi-meguri (town circulating) bus (counterclockwise route) 7 minutes, get off at Kamishinmachi-guchi bus stop and walk 2 minutes.
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