Ichiyo Memorial Museum
Ichiyo Memorial Museum

This is a memorial museum for Higuchi Ichiyo, famous for works such as Takekurabe and her portrait on the new 5,000 yen note.

Ichiyo Memorial Museum
Ichiyo Memorial Museum

It is located in Ryusenji-cho, where Ichiyo lived and where Takekurabe was set.

At the Ichiyo Memorial Museum, you can learn about Ichiyo’s life through the manuscripts of her first novel “Yami Zakura” (Dark Cherry Blossom) and “Takekurabe”.

Ichiyo Memorial Museum
Ichiyo Memorial Museum


NameIchiyo Memorial Museum
(Ichiyou Kinenkan)
ClosedMondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday) Year-end and New Year special arrangement period
FeeAdults 300 yen (200 yen) Elementary and junior high school students 100 yen (50 yen)
(Figures in parentheses ( ) are for groups of 20 or more.
Address3-18-4 Ryusen, Taito-ku, Tokyo


10-minute walk from Minowa Station on the Hibiya Line


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