Kami City Yanase Takashi Memorial Hall Anpanman Museum and Poem & Märchen Gallery

Built in the home town of the creator of Anpanman, Yanase Takashi, this is an art gallery where children and adults alike can find enjoyment. In the fourth-floor gallery, you can see exhibits of original artwork for picture books and large tableaus featuring Anpanman painted by Yanase Takashi himself. In the underground Anpanman World, you can see dioramas reproducing the streetscapes of the town where Anpanman and his friends live. In the adjoining Poem & Märchen Gallery, you can see exhibits of original covers of “Poem & Märchen” (Shi to Meruhen), the magazine Yanase Takashi served as chief editor for, as well as other non-Anpanman works by Yanase Takashi. In addition, the museum holds exhibits of poems, illustrations, and original works by picture book authors from Japan and around the world.


Address :
1224-2 Birafu, Kahoku-cho, Kami City
Business hours :
9:30 - 17:00 (From 9:00 from July 20 to August 31) *Last entry at 16:30
Closed: Tuesdays (following day if Tuesday is a public holiday)
Access :
●Take a train from Kochi Station on the JR Dosan Line to Tosa-Yamada Station. 25 mins by bus bound for Otochi from Tosa Yamada Station, get off at the Anpanman Museum mae.
●35 mins by car from Nankoku Exit on the Kochi Expressway.
Price :
Yanase Takashi Memorial Hall joint ticket:
Adults: 700 yen, 13 to 18 y/o: 500 yen, 3 to 12 y/o: 300 yen
Poem & Märchen Gallery only:
Adults: 400 yen, 13 to 18 y/o: 200 yen, 3 to 12 y/o: 100 yen



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