The “kappa,” a legendary Japanese water imp, is said to live in rivers and ponds. The Kaiyodo Kappa Museum exhibits various kappa-related works, including award-winning shaped objects. It is a fantastic museum filled with the pleasure of creation and a sense of fun.
685 Utsuigawa, Shimanto Town, Takaoka County, Kochi Prefecture
Kaiyodo Kappa Museum TEL: +81-880-29-3678
Business hours :
10:00 to 18:00 (from March 1 to Oct. 31) (Visitors must enter by 17:30) 10:00 to 17:00 (from Dec. 1 to Feb. 28) (Visitors must enter by 16:30)
●About a 60-minute walk from JR Utsuigawa Station on Shikoku Railway ●About a 2-minute walk from near the museum on Hokuban Kanko Okuutsuigawa-Kitanogawa bus line (there is no bus stop in the area, but you can ask the bus driver to stop near the museum) ●About a 30-minute drive from Shimantocho-Chuo Interchange on Kochi Expressway
●500 yen per person for adults ●300 yen per person for elementary/secondary school students ●10% discount for groups & disabled persons