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Kyoto Shibori Museum, Kyoto

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
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Museum for all textile lovers on this planet(地球上のすべてのテキスタイル愛好者達のミュージアム)をテーマに、京都絞り工芸館は絞り染めの解説や体験、作品展示を通じて、京都の伝統産業の一つである「絞り染め」を日々世界中の人々へ発信しています。

Kyoto Shibori Museum is located southeast of Nijo castle; 5-min.walk from subway Nijojo-mae station.

500yen; open: 9:00-17:00; shibori arts, tools and samples of shibori are displayed. You can try on shibori kimono in a quick and simple way for free.

Shibori class in English is available; silk scarf: 3,000yen, approx 60-min.

Museum shop: variety of original shibori items, scarves, bags, fabrics and souvenirs are sold at the reasonable prices. Museum For All Textile Lovers On This Planet.
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  • This is a wonderful small museum devoted to Shibori, the technique of resist dying silk with many tiny knots. There are many beautiful examples of Shibori dyed items and a video which explains the pro...  read more »
  • We visited this museum primarily because we wanted to do the hands on experience of Shibori silk dyeing. We made reservations via email prior to our arrival. This would be beneficial if you are on a v...  read more »
  • I didn't do enough research prior to visiting, and was expecting a standard museum experience during which I'd walk through various exhibits. That's not what you do here, and I'm not sure "museum" is ...  read more »
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