Kyodo no Mori Museum
Fuchu-shi: Park/garden
Kyodo no Mori Museum: Fuchu-shi
Fuchu-shi / Park/garden
Open 9am-5pm (last entry 4pm). Closed Mondays.
Admission Y200
Average visit time: 1-2 hours

An open-air folk-history museum, Kyodo no Mori houses a number of historical buildings including farmhouses, stores and a townhouse. The main building has exhibition rooms focusing on local history and a large planetarium.

The park is also known for its flower gardens, and this is the site of a popular hydrangea festival every summer, where you can see 10,000 hydrangea flowers in 30 varieties. In the spring they hold a plum-blossom festival where you can see 1100 plum trees in bloom.

Fuchu-shi, Minami-machi 6-32.
6 minutes by bus from Bubaigawara Station (Keio line, JR Nambu line); 20-minute walk from Fuchu Honmachi Station (JR Musashino, Nambu lines)
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