Kyoto Hair Museum

hairmuseumTraditional hair and geisha wigs

The Japan Hair Museum (Japanese Coiffure Museum), located on Yamato Oji-dori, tells the history of Japanese coiffure. On display are 115 examples of Japanese hairstyles ranging from ancient to modern times, in the form of hairpieces 1/4 of the actual size.

Also exhibited are 200 hair ornaments and combs used by maiko and collected over a long period of time.

Perfect for those who are interested in costume design, dressing as geisha or love kanzashi.

Japanese Hair Museum

2F Shirakawa Bldg., 164 Tokiwa-cho, Shijo Agaru, Yamatooji-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City

TEL: +81- 075-551-9071

Museum hours: 10:00am – 5:00pm (Closed Wed)

Entry cost: 600 / 300 Yen (Around 6USD)

Access: Kyoto City Bus to “Kawaramachi” or “Gion”.

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