Children’s Day Event

Children’s Day Event

Shitamachi District Shopping Errand Game

10:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Registration open until 3:30 PM)
Shitamachi-naka Street, etc.

Go shopping around the Shitamachi district to find all the items listed on your memo and collect stickers. Collect them all to get a souvenir prize! Can you do the shopping all by yourself?
*Souvenirs available for participants (limited to 1,000 people each day)

We’re aiming for1,000 carp streamers!

Second House of the Nishikawa Family, Farmhouse of the Tsunashima Family

Let's decorate the museum with carp streamers brought by everybody!
Download the craft sheet from the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum website. Make your own carp streamer and bring it with you.

Beigoma Top Spinning Contest

12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
East Square

Don’t worry if it's your first time — anyone can join the fun! Go for it! Become the beigoma top-spinning champion!

◎ Beigoma Top Dojo
◎ Challenge the experts
◎ Tournament to decide the champion

Registration: From 12:30 PM
Tournament start: 1:00 PM

*Joining will not be permitted after the tournament has started.
*Entrants are not permitted to bring in their own tops or spinning surfaces.

Crafts for little kids
in the Yoshino Farmhouse

10:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Registration open until 3:30 PM)
Farmhouse of the Yoshino Family

Make your own original mascot by painting it with your favorite colors!
*Limited to 500 people each day (first-come, first-served basis)

Try your hand at traditional pastimes!

10:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Stilts: Vacant space next to Mantoku Inn
Hula hoops: Front garden of Farmhouse of the Yoshino Family

Play with stilts and hula hoops!

Carpenter Experience

East Square

*Try using a woodworking plane
*Try using a woodworking saw
*Try using a hammer and nails
*Try marking measurements

(1) 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
/ Max. 15 participants
(2) 11:40 AM to 12:40 PM
/ Max. 15 participants
(3) 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
/ Max. 15 participants
(4) 2:10 PM to 3:10 PM
/ Max. 15 participants
(5) 3:20 PM to 4:00 PM
/ Max. 5 participants

First-come, first-served basis. Numbered tickets will be distributed 30 minutes before each session.

Carp Streamer Exhibition

April 18 (Tue.) to May 7 (Sun.)

East Square, next to Visitor Center

*There may be changes to the schedule or event contents due to weather or other circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.

For those planning to visit the museum, we recommend buying online tickets (advance reservation for designated date).
Please note that on both days, you may be asked to wait to enter the museum at peak times.
Click here to reserve a ticket.

We request the understanding and cooperation of visitors in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

●Please refrain from visiting the museum if you have a fever above 37.5°C (99.5°F) or symptoms such as coughing, or sore throat.

●Please practice good etiquette by avoiding coughing near others, and washing and disinfecting your hands. Please wear a mask if you have sympotos such as sneezing or coughing.

●Temperatures will be taken at the entrance to the museum. Visitors who are found to have a fever of 37.5°C (99.5°F) or higher will be refused entry.


In order for visitors to use the museum safely, the museum is opening with necessary measures in place as concerns preventing the spread of COVID-19. For more details, please check the information “For those planning to visit the museum (please be sure to read this)」” on the museum’s website before making your way here.