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Battledore Museum

Battledore Museum
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Type of Attraction
Museums
Neighborhood
East
Interests That Apply
Local Culture, Art, Sports & Recreation
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
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Battledore Museum

Hagoita Shiryokan

Honoring a Historic Game


Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
5-43-25 Mukojima
Sumida-ku
Tokyo,
+81 (0)3 3623 1305

Description

The Battledore Museum (Hagoita Shiryokan) is a small but unique museum focusing entirely on the game of battledore and shuttlecock, which is an earlier form of and similar to the game of badminton. The exhibits showcase a small but rare collection of the paddles. The game dates back as early as the 14th century in Japan and even earlier in other ancient cultures. The museum chronicles the craft and game of battledore.



Times & Dates

Open Hours: 10am-5pm, Thurs-Sat
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free

Exposure

Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: All Ages
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Nearest Train or Bus: Hikifune Station
Best Modes of Transportation: Subway
Parking Availability: Limited


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