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  Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center/ Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum

Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center evoking the traditional komise structure, has workshops preserving the skills and traditions of master craftsmen. Craftsmen offer demonstrations and classes, and visitors can see, touch and feel the history and culture of Tsugaru woven into the work of these masters. Also, at the Tsugaru Kokeshi Museum next door, visitors can see about 4,000 pieces of kokeshi and other wooden toys from all over Japan, as well as the celebrity-painted ceramics in the Kokeshi Art Collection. The Kokeshi Painting sessions (paid, reservations necessary) are also quite popular.

9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm(Winter period 9:00 am ~ 4:00 pm)
Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center:Admission free
Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum:The 2nd floor needs admission fee:320 yen for adults
Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center:65-1 Tomiyama Fukuro, Kuroishi/
Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum:72-1 Tomiyama Fukuro, Kuroishi
Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center:+81-172-59-5300
Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museumn:+81-172-54-8181
Tsugaru Traditional Craft Center, Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum
Take the Konan Railway Konan Line from Hirosaki Station to Kuroishi Station, about 30 minutes.
About 25 minutes by Konan bus from Kuroishi Station.
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