We Will Specially Open on Saturday, March 28 as “Exhibition of Decorations for Hinamatsuri, the Doll Festival in 2020”

Genjiwakugoten Yusokubina (made by Maruhei, Oki Doll Company in Kyoto 1894)

We will specially open on Saturday, March 28 as “Exhibition of Decorations for Hinamatsuri, the Doll Festival in 2020″

The characteristic of the Sugimoto family’s hina dolls is Yusokubina, which the Kyoto merchant class people preferred and that represents the Imperial Palace culture. In the exhibition, the Yusokubina of the late Edo period, which survived the Great Genji Fire that destroyed the main house by being protected by kura (granary), Genjiwakugoten Yusokubina of Meiji-era, as well as a court lady doll with a Japanese spaniel of Showa-era are exhibited. Additionally, Kyohobina and Kokinbina of the late Edo period, which were presented from the parents’ home in Fushimi of the 9th head’s wife in 1977, are also displayed. Visitors can enjoy the transition of hina dolls from Kyoho-era (1716 – 1735) of the Edo period to the Showa-era in the Sugimoto Residence which chronicles the history of one and a half centuries.

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Open Time: 13:00 – 17:00 (Last Admission: 16:30)
Venue: Sugimoto Residence (Important Cultural Property)
Entrance Fee: 1,500 yen (800 yen for high school students and under) as a donation to the preservation efforts of the properties
Reservation: Unneeded

<For the Coronavirus Prevention>

  • Amado (rain doors) and shoji (paper sliding door) will be open for air ventilation
  • We may restrict addmission depending on the number of visitors.
  • We ask visitors to keep distance.
  • There is no oral exhibition guide. 
  • We ask measurement of body temperature at the entrance.
  • We ask visitors to disinfect with alcohol at the entrance.
  • If you have cough or sneezing symptoms, we ask wearing a mask. (There is no mask preparation at the residence.)

<For Protection of Cultural Property >

  • We ask visitors to enter the residence with socks.
  • We ask visitors to leave large luggages at the entrance.