Rest Place/Shop

Soba Restaurant “SHIRAKAWAGOU”

Shop Soba Restaurant “SHIRAKAWAGOU”
1st Floor of 10. THE YAMASHITA HOUSE (an important cultural property designated by Kanagawa Prefecture).
*It is scheduled to be closed until March, 2020, for earthquake-resistant construction work.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hours

11:00 – around 14:30
* It may close earlier if soba is sold out.

Closed

The days when Nihon Minkaen is closed.

Menu

Buckwheat noodles All prices under 1000 yen.
  • Minkaen-soba (Hot soba with three mix on top)
  • Sansai-soba (Hot soba with wild vegetable)
  • Tororo-soba (Hot soba with grated yam)
  • Mori-soba (Cold soba)
  • Hiyashi-tororo-soba (Cold soba with grated yam)
  • Hiyashi-tanuki-soba (Cold soba with tempura crumbs) *Summer only
Sweets
  • Anmitsu (Mitsumame topped with bean jam) 530 yen
  • Mitsu-mame (vegetable gelatine and beans with muscovado syrup) 470 yen
  • Ice cream (green tea or vanilla or sesame) *Except winter 300 yen


Dango Stand “MIYOSHINO”

Dango Stand “MIYOSHINO”
A stall (a branch of Japanese sweets shop “MIYOSHINO”) at the side of the main building.
* Please enjoy your food or drink in rest area. Please do not eat or drink while walking.

Hours

11:00 ~ 14:30 (may vary depending on weather condition)

Closed

The days when Nihon Minkaen is closed.
Wednesdays (open if it is public holiday)
Temporary closures.

Main Sweets

  • Minkaen Monaka (wafers filled with bean jam/sesame jam): 340 yen (2 pieces)
  • Dango (rice dumpling covered with a sweet soy sauce glaze/bean jam/laver): 180 yen (2 skewers)
  • Millet Daifuku (soft round rice cake filled with bean jam): 250 yen (4 pieces)
  • Horse chestnut Daifuku (soft round rice cake filled with bean jam): 300 yen (2 pieces)
etc.

Shop

Shop
The Museum Shop at the entrance of the main building offers publications & booklets issued by the museum, original design goods like T-shirts & postcards, folk tools like bamboo basket crafted by Mingu-Seisaku-Gijutu-Hozonkai (The Society of Preserving Arts and Skills of Making Folk Tools), and indigo dyed items made by the Traditional Indigo Dyeing Workshop. Some of the items are also available for purchase in Dentou-Kougeikan (the Traditional Indigo Dyeing Workshop).
Please drop by and choose items as souvenir of your visit, and gifts for your family and friends.

Original Goods

  • Picture postcards which can be purchased separately
    105 yen (a set with 25 types inside also available: 1,530 yen)
  • Plastic file folder
    210 yen (A4, 21.0cm×29.7cm, both sides colored)
  • T-shirts (Size: 100cm, 120cm, 150cm, 160cm, S, M, L, XL. Color: dark blue, charcoal gray, dark green. Price: 2,000yen~ 2,800yen)
  • One-stroke note
    420 yen (10.0cm×14.7cm, hand-printed, 15 sheets in one package)
  • Original Begoma (Japanese traditional spinning top)
    420 yen

Folk tools crafted by Mingu-Seisaku-Gijutu-Hozonkai

  • Bamboo basket
    (Price:12000~yen *The price, size and shape may vary constantly, please confirm at the museum shop.)
  • Windmill toy
    500~yen

Indigo dyed items made by the Traditional Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Original Indigo dyed items made by the staff of the Traditional Indigo Dyeing Workshop are offered for purchase in both the main building and the Traditional Indigo Dyeing Workshop (West Gate).

[Size] handkerchief: 42cm×42cm, bandana: 53cm×53cm

  • Indigo dyed handkerchief: 900 ~ 1,100 yen
  • Indigo dyed bandana: 1,200 ~ 1,500 yen
  • Indigo dyed hand towel: 1,200 ~ 1,800 yen
  • Indigo dyed bag: 1,800 yen
  • Indigo dyed (in stencil dyeing method) gauze towel: 1,200 yen
  • Organic cotton gloves: 1,200 yen