There are 333 tools and materials on sericulture, silk reeling and weaving which have been used in Kanra Town, where about 70% of the households were sericulture farms in the early Taisho Period. Besides the tools used in sericulture farms, there are also materials on the “Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites”, which are stored and exhibited at the Kanra Town History and Folklore Museum.
- 852-1 Obata, Kanra-machi (Kanra Town History and Folklore Museum)
- Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed: Mondays (if a national holiday falls on a Monday, the following day), year-end and New Year holidays
- High school students or older: JPY 200, Junior-high school students or younger: Free
- Approx. 5 minutes by car from Joshu-Fukushima Station on the Joshin Electric Railway,
approx. 10 minutes from Tomioka IC on the Joshin-Etsu Expressway
- Kanra Town History and Folklore Museum