The museum is open from June 2nd.

The following exhibitions and events will be canceled until August 31st.

・Workshops and demonstrations
・Experience hands-on silk reeling and weaving
・Touchable exhibits
・Group tour reception

Please be advised

・Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have;
    cold-like symptoms; coughing, sneezing, running nose and pharyngitis.
・Please ensure that you wear a face mask and cover your cough.
・Hand sanitizer is  available at the entrance. Please practice proper hand sanitization.
・Please fill in the contact information at the reception.
・We will measure your temperature before entry. If you have a fever over 37.5℃, we may decline your entry.
・Please keep distance of 2 meters from other people during your visit.
・Please do not touch the works, display cases or walls  in the museum.

Go to  “Visitor Card with Discount Coupon”  Printing Page

Welcome to SILK MUSEUM

Museum photos

Stairs leading to the main entrance
Main entrance of the museum
Main entrance of Silk Center Building
Elevator leading to the sub entrance
Sub entrance of the museum

1st floor of the museum

The process of silk production, from cocoon to thread
Dyeing methods such as yuzen dyeing, tie-dyeing and plant-based dyeing
experience machine weaving
Silkworms as they are being raised

Silkworms making cocoons
Silk is used often in a wide variety of native dress around the world
Modern-day kimono by contemporary artists