AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI About the museum

AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI During the Edo period, it prospered greatly with the protection of Hachisuka, the lord of the Tokushima domain. There was a seat.
However, after that, it gradually decreased, and now the activity is “ Awaji Puppet Theatre "It's just one seat.
This museum was suspended in the mid-1965s, AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI It was opened in 1990 in the birthplace of Awaji Puppets (Mijo Village in the Edo period) after receiving a set of dolls and tools from the prestigious "Ichimura Rokunojoza".

Opening hours

10: 00-17: 00

closing day

Every Monday (open on Mondays on public holidays), the day after the national holiday, and the year-end and New Year holidays

Admission fee



TEL / FAX 0799-42-5115
880 Sanjo, Minamiawaji City, 656-0475 (2nd floor, Central Public Hall Library)
AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI Museum official page(In Minamiawaji City HP)


When using a car
● From Honshu / Approximately 12 minutes (10km) from "Sumoto IC" on the Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway
● From Shikoku / Approximately 7 minutes (5.5km) from the Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway "Seidan-Mihara IC"
When using public transportation
● 12 minutes walk (1km) from Awaji Kotsu route bus "City" (west of Minamiawaji City Mihara Government Building)
For those arriving by large bus
AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI The parking lot of the museum is located behind the former Mihara Government Building of Minamiawaji City Hall. Enter the intersection of Route 28 "Aoki Nishi" to the north (Seven-Eleven side), turn left at the intersection in front of the former Mihara Government Building of Minamiawaji City Hall, and go around to the back of the old Government Building.

AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI Of the museum Shop

AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI At the museum AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI We sell various original goods of. It is also recommended to commemorate your visit.

Product nameprice
AWAJI NINGYÔ JÔRURI Irohagaruta (with commentary, boxed)1,000 yen
Great for interiors! Awaji Doll Japanese Tenugui
500 yen
Photo postcard300 yen
Blessed prints (Mr. Ebisu, Mr. Daikoku)100 yen
Hiroya Taniguchi Art work Oil painting / silk screen print
10 sets of duplicate postcards (*)
1000 yen
Ryuzo Hirano Art work Oil painting reproduction Postcard100 yen
Ryuzo Hirano500 yen

* Hiroya Taniguchi Art work Duplicate postcards are also sold in bulk. (100 yen per sheet)