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Japan Footwear Museum/Japan Folk Toy & Doll MuseumLINK

This is Japan’s only museum specializing in “footwear,” with exhibits of Japanese and foreign footwear from ancient to modern times. The 2,266 pieces among the collection are designated by the government as important tangible cultural folk assets. The adjacent Japan Folk Toy & Doll Museum displays local items that have been handed down in each region. These toys convey old people’s prayers, wishes and feelings of comfort and warmth to all who view them.
Address : 4-16-27 Matsunagacho, Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima-pref. 729-0104
Transportation : Approximately 5 minutes on foot from JR Matsunaga station. Approximately 10 minutes from Fukuyamanishi Interchange on the Sanyo Expressway
Period : 9:00 - 17:00 (Visitors may enter until 16:30.)
Regular Holiday : Open year round (Note: closed during the period of Dec. 28 to Jan. 1)
Fare : 1000 yen (800 yen) for adults, 800 yen (640 yen) for university/vocational school students, 600 yen (480 yen) for high school and junior high school students, 400 yen (320 yen) for primary school students through infants, * Common ticket for both museums,
Parking : 8 motor coaches and 35 cars
TEL : (084)934-6644

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Fukuyama City Tourism Association Inc.1-35, Hon-machi, Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0056 Tel: (084)926-2649 Fax: (084)926-0664
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