How did samurai put on armor? Is it heavy? Is it hard to move in?
The best way to answer these questions is to try it on for yourself!
Staff members will help participants try on armor over their clothes.
|DATES||Fri. & Sat. only, July 19–Aug. 31; also open on Sun., Aug. 4
*Limited to children under 18 on Sun., August 4
|TIME||11:00–16:30 (Registration: 10:50–16:00)|
|CAPACITY||22 participants per day (Limited to approx. 10 min.)|
|FEE||1,000 yen (Regular Admission fees and conditions apply.)
*Registration is on a walk-in basis.
*Reservations cannot be made in advance.
*Registration will close prior to 16:00 if the daily capacity is reached.
After enjoying the hands-on area, be sure to head upstairs to the Family Gallery’s “Samurai Mania! Explore Japanese Armor at TNM” in Room T2 on the second floor of the Honkan! (July 17 (Wed)–September 23 (Mon))
Haramaki Type Armor, With red and white lacing and gold plates, Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century (Important Art Object)
Honkan Room T2 July 17,2019 (Wed)–September 23, 2019 (Mon)
Illustrations by Mushanokoji Akiko