“What is Celluloid Dolls?” Exhibition

Celluloid dolls are dolls made from cellulose nitrate, which was introduced as a new material in the late 1800s. In Japan, celluloid dolls were actively made until the 1950s and mesmerized many children due to their unique texture. At this exhibition, you can enjoy the dolls from different angles: materials, history, and production process. You will also be able to get to know the activities of the only celluloid doll making company in Japan. Come and enjoy!

Date&Time: Until November 8 (Sun): 9:30-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) *Closed on Mondays. When Monday is holiday, it will be open and the following Tuesday is closed instead.

Location: Yokohama Doll Museum (3 min walk from No. 4 exit of Motomachi・Chukagai Stn on the Minatomirai Line)

Fee: 600 yen for adult, 300 yen for child (The fee includes the admission fee.)

To Apply: Please go directly to the location.

Inquiries: (045) 671-9361 (*J) Fax (045) 671-9022

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