Other Museums/Shops

Hakone Meseum of Kitahara’sToys

There are two sections to the Hakone Museum. Section one is a collection of Kitahara’s signature items of nostalgia: tin toys celluloid dolls, toys cars, and character figurines. Section two is always a special exhibition, such as vinyl records, and changes regularly. There is also a museum shop in which we sell our original and products and collector’s items.

Lake Kawaguchi Kitahara Museum

Every room has a different concept in the Kawaguchi museum. One room, on the first floor, features youth music and fashion from the 1960s and 70s. Another room especially for children.
Moving on to the second floor, there are rooms just for boys, girls, and modern artists. You’ll find exhibited there both tin and celluloid toys, as well as commercial Japanese posters from the Meiji and Showa periods. In the modern art room, we regularly change the exhibit with special items from Kitahara’s collections. Don’t forget the museum shop, where you can buy our original items and collectables!

  • 0555-83-3220 
  • 1204-2, Kodachi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, 401-0302, Japan
  • Monday – Sunday: 9AM – 5PM
  • http://www.kitahara-museum.jp/

Kitahara Collection Airport Gallery

“Kitahara Collection Airport Gallery” is on the third floor of Haneda Daiichi Terminal Marketplace. Open to the public, anyone is free to come here. We are also opening the toy store “Doushin” in incorporation with the airport gallery. The lobby robot is on display in the center, and the exhibition is lined up in a case inside the shop. Of course we also sell toys, so please drop in when you come to Haneda.

Kitahara Collection Museum

The 1960s which was Kitahara’s youth age was in the middle of a high economic growth period in Japan. The American modern culture that he saw in the TV was longed for by Japanese people.There were many wonderful things such as a car, music and so on…In his various collections that he has been collecting for 50 years, many of these were made in that period. In this museum, we display different things for each booth such as American graffiti section, the motion display section that decorating the American show window in 1925 ~ 1959 or special exhibition. Have a happy time with feeling nostalgic and exciting.

The Museum MATSUSHIMA

The Museum MATSUSHIMA consist of three collections, “Music Boxes”, “Kitahara Toy Collection” and “Segawa Mode Collection”. You can enjoy all three collections in one place. One-of-a-kind items from Kitahara’s collection, such as tin toys, celluloid dolls, and posters, are on display at the Museum MATSUSHIMA. Moving through the exhibit, you can feel the painstaking work of artists and craftsmen surrounding you.

  • 22-355-0656
  • 33-3 Fugendo, Matsushima, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi, 981-0213, Japan
  • Monday – Sunday:9AM – 5PM
  • http://www.t-museum.jp

KYOBASHI EDOGRAND

The KYOBASHI EDOGRAND opened November 25, 2016. Kitahara grew up in Kyobashi, and in the basement level, there is a free-entry gallery showcasing the toy master’s collection. The exhibitions change on a regular basis.