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The Tokugawa Art Museum

A museum of the Owari Tokugawas.
Many personal belongings of feudal lords are displayed including the suit of armor Tokugawa Ieyasu put on.
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The Tokugawa Art Museum
The Tokugawa Art Museum boasts more than ten thousand display items including arms, armors, and heirlooms, as well as the suit of armor the first Tokugawa shogun Ieyasu actually put on. The museum is also in possession of a national treasure “The Tale of Genji” picture scroll. The number of items and the superior conditions of preservation are worthy of special mention, and many of the items are available only here. Though the museum is regularly replacing the display items, it is said to take a decade to put everything on display because of the sheer volume of items they possess. That means you always find new items every time you visit here.
One of the highlights is that some parts of the Tokugawas' residence have been reconstructed here and used as exhibition halls. At the reconstructed tearoom and noh stage are tea utensils and noh costumes, attracting visitors with the beauty.
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    1017, Tokugawacho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi

    Access from major landmarks

    From JR Chuo Line Osone station getting off and South exit, about 10 minutes on foot
    About 20 minutes by city bus from Nagoya Station

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