The Morinoouchi Museum is an art museum in the woods, which was based on the concept of a house in a forest. Original paintings for picture books both domestic and foreign are on display at this museum that hopes to bring a bit of childhood culture to the hearts of many. The library room boasts a collection of nearly 8,000 picture books. Also on site are a cafe with picture book-themed lunch and cakes, a shop, and a cottage.
* Dec - Feb: 9:30 - 16:30 (Final entry 16:00)
Open days and hours may vary. Please check the official website for details.
|By Train||10-min taxi ride from Hotaka or Ariake Sta, JR Oito Line|
20-min taxi ride from Akashina Sta, JR Shinonoi Line
|By Car||20-30 min from Azumino Interchange, Nagano Expy|
Free parking available for 30 vehicles