Japan Rural Toy Museum
Kurashiki Museum of Folk-craft
Housed in an attractive complex of rice warehouses dating from the late 18th century, with interesting exhibits of ceramics, glassware,...
Kojima Torajirō Memorial Hall
Kojima Torajirō was the European-style painter who went above and beyond in helping Ōhara build up his art collection; head to this...
Ōhara Museum of Art
This is Kurashiki's premier museum, housing the predominantly Western art collection amassed by local textile magnate Ōhara Magosaburō...
The low-ceilinged, wood-and-brick interior of this caffeine-lovers' paradise is thick with the aroma of freshly roasted beans. The menu...
A large, pleasant canal-side restaurant opposite the Ōhara Museum, serving sashimi set meals, seafood-and-rice dishes, and some desserts...
Japan Rural Toy Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Four rooms are crammed with displays of wooden toys, masks, dolls and spinning tops (including a world record breaker), and a colourful array of kites just beckoning to be put on a breeze. You can purchase a new toy of your own in the attached shop , which also sells crafts and regional artwork.