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Wednesday - Sunday
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10:00-12:30 and 2:00-4:30

Tatami Demonstration

The Museum is offering limited programming during its initial reopening. Additional new and familiar programs will be added as they become safely available.
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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
3-5, 6 and up, All Ages
Japanese House

Meet tatami artisans from Kyoto, Japan. Tatami mats are the traditional Japanese floor mats made of straw.

Learn how tatami mats are made, ask questions about the materials, and observe their techniques.  This is an opportuinty for vistors to see the artisans' work, which is rare to be seen even in Japan today.

Learn more about the programs to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Kyoto/Boston sister city relationship.

Boston Kyoto sister cities 60th anniversary

Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available