This outdoor museum is located at the base of Yashima and displays 33 old folk houses and examples of historical architecture relocated from all over Shikoku. The 50,000 m2 site features buildings that display a rich variety of local flavor and were built during the Edo (1603 to 1868) or Taisho (1912 to 1926) eras. The museum also displays tools and items used by the people of those eras, showing you how they lived daily. The museum includes the Shikoku Mura Gallery designed by architect Tadao Ando, which displays paintings, sculptures, and Oriental works of art, among other exhibits. Also popular among visitors are Udon-no Waraya, a home-made udon noodle restaurant within a renovated old folk house with a thatched roof, and Tearoom Ijinkan, in a Western-style residence, or ijinkan, moved from Kobe.
|Address||91 Yashima Nakamachi, Takamatsu, Kagawa 761-0112|