Boston Children’s Museum: Learn about the Japanese House & Enjoy the Oshogatsu New Year’s Decorations
Visit the Boston Children’s Museum and check out their Kyo-no-Machiya, an authentic two-story silk merchant’s home from Kyoto, Japan. Learn about Japanese family life, customs, ceremonies, art, architecture and seasonal events with this 100-year-old house.
While you’re visiting the Boston Children’s Museum, check out the special Japanese New Year’s decorations brought out in the exhibit only for the month of January to celebrate this holiday. Enjoy “Victory Bouquets”, a display of artwork created by the students of Tohoku University of Art and Design.
*Please see the signs in the Museum for Japanese House hours and activity.
*To promote the preservation of this old house from Japan, the house may be available to view only from the outside on any given day. Please contact the Museum in advance or ask staff for more details.