【Iku Roshi】Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum

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Dogs line the roof on this building near the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter... Let's investigate!

The “Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum” can be found next to the Ivy Square Hotel in Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture.It’s curious roof, lined with dog figurines, is an unforgettable sight.

 

Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum(Kurashiki)Dogs line the roof on this building near the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter... Let's investigate! Iku Roshi’s Okayama Trip

The building is divided amongst an antiques shop, the “Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum”, “Dog Museum”, and “Toy Museum”. The Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum in particular has items dating back to the late 19th century to modern times, and Japan-made piggy banks of all varieties (around 2000). See snapshots in Japan’s societal history through their piggy banks and take in their air of nostalgia.

Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum(Kurashiki)Dogs line the roof on this building near the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter... Let's investigate! Iku Roshi’s Okayama Trip

Detailed information

Phone number
086-425-4577
Address
1224 Funagura, Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture
How to get here
A 5 min. walk from Ohara Museum of Art
A 15 min. drive from Kurashiki Interchange on the Sanyo Expressway
Operating hours
10:30 AM to 5 PM
Days closed
Thursdays
Parking space
4 spots (go down the street on the establishment's west side and turn right)
Notes
Entry fee: high school and above, 300 yen (with tax)
    Middle school and below, 200 yen (with tax)
    Pre-school and below, free
* Grants access to Kurashiki Toy Museum, Kurashiki Piggy Bank Museum, and Kurashiki Dog Museum

https://sanyo-do.com/bankmuseum/

*Last updated Oct. 15, 2018
* Prices, hours, holidays, and menus are all subject to change.

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