Tokyo Sights


Taiko Kan (Drum Museum)

Taiko Kan (Drum Museum) Review

Become a taiko (drum) master for a day as you pound away on the exhibits at this fourth-floor museum dedicated to traditional Japanese and foreign drums. More than 200 instruments can be played, making it a great place for kids. Just make sure their hands remain off the antique instruments, which are carefully marked. Should you feel inspired, there is a shop on the ground floor of the same building that sells various Japanese drums and festival accessories, which make great souvenirs.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2–1–1 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Asakusa, Tokyo, 111-0035
  • Phone: 03/3842–5622
  • Cost: ¥500
  • Hours: Wed.–Sun. 10–5
  • Subway: Ginza subway line, Tawara-machi Station
  • Location: Tokyo
Updated: 08-19-2013

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