Guided Tour in English

The tour is conducted by the members of the voluntary group, “Robata-no-kai ” (Fireplace Society) of the museum. It is free of charge.
Please read the notes below before you make a reservation through the form.(open in another window)
  • The tour is for a group of 5 people or more.
  • Please apply at least 2 weeks before your intended visit to our museum.
    * In the case of a group of less than 5 people, or if you cannot apply 2 weeks in advance, please consider using the free Audio Guide by scanning the two-dimensional matrix barcode in front of the folk houses with your smartphone.
  • If you want to cancel or change your reservation, please make sure to contact us at least one opening day before your intended visit.
  • In case your group will be arriving later than requested time, please contact the museum office. In the case of a lateness of more than 15 minutes without any contact, the tour will be cancelled.
  • The folk houses are located in a hilly natural environment. Please understand that you may not be able to visit all the houses in 1 hour.
  • The tour may be cancelled in case an emergency warning has been issued by 6 am on the day.
  • We may not be able to organize a guided tour due to over booking or other events in the museum.
  • We will inform you about the possibility of the guided tour by email. Please confirm your email address.
The reservation can also be made by emailing us ( the filled out form which you can download from the link below.
(Download the file)Application Form for English Guided Tour (PDF/71KB)