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Gifts from the Forest – The World of Traditional Crafts from the Erz Region (2nd half) / Erz Toy Museum, Karuizawa 2019 Summer Exhibition

A large collection of wooden toys from about 50 workshops! You can enjoy the characteristics of toys from each workshop.
In addition to turning and engraving, the “Craftsmen’s Techniques” section features actual pieces and images of Riffendraen and Spanbaum, techniques unique to the Erz region.
The “Tales from the Forest: Grimm’s Fairy Tales” corner features wooden toys based on the motifs of “Red Riding Hood,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and “The Bremen Town Musicians,” among others.

Holding period

Wednesday, June 19 – Monday, October 7, 2019


Eltz Toy Museum, Karuizawa
*For more information, please go to the tourist facility information at the bottom of the page.


Adults 700 yen, Junior and senior high school students 450 yen, Elementary school students 350 yen, Free for children under elementary school age
(For a set ticket for the Karuizawa Museum of Picture Book Art, the price is 1,300 yen for adults, 850 yen for junior and senior high school students, 650 yen for elementary school students, and free for children under elementary school age.)

Hours of Operation

9:30-17:00 (last admission 30 minutes before closing)

closed day

The museum is closed only on Tuesday, June 25 and Tuesday, October 1 during the exhibition period. Open daily from July to September.

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For more information, visit the official website.

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