Feature Exhibition:Hina Matsuri and Japanese Dolls

General Information

Exhibition Title Feature Exhibition
Hina Matsuri and Japanese Dolls
Period February 15–February 26, 2020
Venue Heisei Chishinkan Wing (The Collections Galleries), Gallery 1F-2
Transportation JR, Kintetsu Railway, Keihan Railway, Hankyu Railway, City Bus / Map
Closed Monday
*The museum is opened on Monday, February 24, 2020 and closed on following Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
Museum Hours Tuesday–Thursday, Sunday :
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)

Fridays and Saturdays :
9:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. (Entrance until 7:30 p.m.)
Admission Adult 520 yen (410 yen)
Univ. Student 260 yen (210 yen)
*Fees in parentheses are for groups of 20+
*Admission is free for high school students and other youths age 0–17, seniors over 70, visitors with disabilities and one caretaker, and for Campus Members (including faculty). Please show I.D.

Images from the Exhibit

The Doll’s Day or Girl's Day is celebrated on March 3rd each year on which ornamental hina dolls are displayed to wish for girls' health and prosperity.

Hina dolls are also called dairi bina (court dolls) because they represent the emperor and empress. This year's exhibit celebrates the first Hina Matsuri in the Reiwa era and focuses on the changing appearance of the emperor and empress dolls over time. It introduces a variety of hina dolls and dolls produced in Kyoto that were popular during the Edo period (1615–1868). Please enjoy the various aspects of the Japanese doll culture that developed mainly in the ancient capital of Kyoto.

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