創業安政5年・和紙・折り紙・染紙・千代紙・製造の老舗―文京区文化遺産

Map of the Origami Center
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3階 売り場
2階 営業部
中2階 展示場
1階 売り場
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6階 教室
5階 教室
4階 工房・事務所
地図
Closed Sundays, public holidays, summer and New Year holidays
Business Hours
9:30AM-6PM
• Admission Free
Seven minute walk from JR Ochanomizu Station's Hijiri-bashi exit
Seven minute walk from the Marunouchi Subway Line's Ochanomizu Station
Seven minute walk from the Chiyoda Subway Line's Shin-Ochanomizu Station and Ginza Subway Line's Suehirocho Station
Company Name
Yushimano Kobayashi Corporation
Address
1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (Origami Kaikan) 113-0034
Business Hours
9:30AM-6PM
Closed
Sunday and holiday
Phone
TEL:03-3811-4025
FAX
03-3815-3348/03-3815-6817
Established
1858 (Year 5 of the Ansei Period)
Director
Kazuo Kobayashi (Chairman)
Main Business
Paper dyeing and sales/wholesale of handmade "washi" (Japanese paper) for origami, doll making and other Japanese arts and crafts
Administration and teacher management for handicraft and industrial arts classes such as "paper doll making", "origami folding", "torn paper arts", and other "washi" handicrafts
Planning and management of events aimed at preserving and advancing "washi" culture and traditions both domestically and internationally
Outline
The Origami Kaikan is recognized as one of the "Six Cultural Treasures" of the Bunkyo Ward in Tokyo. It was established during the Ansei Period in 1858 and was originally a store for dyeing and manufacturing "washi" papers. The other authorized and appointed Cultural Treasures of Bunkyo Ward are: Ougai-Kinen, Yayoi Museum, Eisei Bunko, Bunkyo Ichiyoukaikan, and the Little Music Box Museum.