|The Society for Preservation of Japanese Art Swords
(Nihon Bijutsu Touken Hozon Kyokai)
The Japanese Sword Museum
Exhibition of Newly Made Swords@2013
(Tuesday, May 14 – Sunday, June 16, 2013)
Our association have examination every year for progress skills and preservation about Japanese sword making. We show prize works in this examination and high skill worker of Japanese sword making.
Japanese sword makers study to preserve traditional Japanese iron culture, try to make his work like old-Japanese sword, and show his character. They use Tamahagane (raw steel which suite to product of Japanese sword) made by Nittoho-Tatara which make steels by traditional way. Workers of sculpture on Japanese sword devote himself to heighten more artistic and match the sword. Chasers study hardly by modeling Edo period works.
We will have the exhibition of “New Japanese Swords works” which come down high quality skills of traditional Japanese sword making. We hope to support for succession and development of Japanese sword culture.
Next Exhibition: Tuesday, June 18 – Sunday, September 29, 2013 The Japanese Swords and Fittings in Edo – The curiosity of the craftsmen –
|Hours||10:00-16:30 (Last Entry 16:00)|
|Closed||Mondays (excluding National Holidays)
The latter part of December and the beginning of January.
|Admission fee||Adults : 600JPY
Members/Students : 300JPY
Children under 15 : Free
|Access||8 minutes by foot from Sangubashi station of Odakyu-Line.
7 minutes by foot from Hatsudai station of Keio-Shin-Sen-Line (the Keio New Line).
|Address||4-25-10 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku Tokyo , Japan 151-0053|