Fukagawa Edo Museum is a community culture center that was established in 1986. It has an Edo period display of reconstructed Fukagawa Saga-cho houses as well as a small theater and a lecture hall, coupled with the Shirakawa branch of Koto-ku administrative office. Since its opening, the center has held exhibitions regarding the history of Edo Fukagawa and has provided space for many cultural activities.
Exhibition Hall 09.30 - 17.00 (last admission: 16.30)
Small theater and lecture hall 09.00 - 22.00
Inquiries and bookings for the theater and lecture hall 09.00 - 17.00
Inquiries and ticket booking 10.00 - 17.00
Second and fourth Mondays (if Monday falls on public holiday, the center will be closed on Tuesday)
Year-end through New Year holidays
Temporary closures for maintenance and preparation
The exhibition hall is packed full of exciting features, like a reconstruction of the streets of Fukagawa from days gone by, as well as displays including everyday life items and plants. Lighting and sound effects change often according to the seasons, making it enjoyable for every visitor every time. Also featured are explanation panels that give information on traditional seasonal events.
A traditional Japanese style theater, reminiscent of theaters of the Edo period. Ideal for rakugo, katarimono, Japanese traditional music performances, plays and lectures.
A multi-purpose hall ideal for meetings, lessons and presentations.