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 高知県香美市香北町美良布1224-2
Telephone Number 0887-59-2300
Business Hours9:30 - 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)
PriceYanase 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
Directions25 mins by bus from JR Tosa Yamada Station
35 mins by car from Nankoku IC
60 mins by car from Harimaya Bridge
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