Kokeshi Doll Painting in Matsushima
Kokeshi are traditional crafts representative of Miyagi and the Tohoku region.
All year round.
Number of Participants
We have different types of kokeshi dolls to paint, such as standard “6-sun” size (approximately 18 cm), pen holder kokeshi, cat-style kokeshi and more. If you are worried about making a mistake, the professional kokeshi craftsman can paint a design of your choosing.
Take home a kokeshi, the representative traditional craft of Miyagi prefecture and the entire Tohoku region. Your original design will be the only one like it in the entire world!
|Experience Program Name||Kokeshi Doll Painting in Matsushima|
|Activity Location||Michinoku Date Masamune History Museum, inside “Date na Kiji-ya” craft corner.|
|Time Required||30 minutes|
|Operation Period||All year round.|
|Start Time||Anytime during museum hours.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||40people|
|About suspension of the activity||The experience may be canceled due to reasons such as natural disasters.|
|What is included in the price||Kokeshi, and doll painting experience.|
|Method of Payment||Pay by cash, credit card, or electric money on the day.|
|Meeting Spot||13-13 Fugendo, Matsushima, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi-ken 981-0213|
|Meeting Time||Available during museum hours.|
|Access||--By Public Transportation--|
・10-minute walk from Matsushima-Kaigan Station (Senseki Line).
・15-minute walk from Matsushima Station (Tohoku Honsen Line).
・5-minute drive from the Sanriku Expressway, Matsushima-Kaigan IC.
・25-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway Taiwa.
・40-minute drive from Sendai.
Free parking available.
|Facility Information||Restroom, coin lockers.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
Michinoku Date Masamune History Museum
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