As the theme of this space--"Touch, Make and Think"--indicates, the purpose of this space is to deepen one's understanding of the content of the main exhibition by a hands-on experience. Real, life-size materials and tools are placed so as to be touched and used. Such traditional household items as straw sandals, straw boots, a stone grinder, such traditional folk toys as beanbags "pacchi" (a Japanese version of power pogs) are there to be touched and played with. Visitors can also try their hand in making articles with straw and weaving. Museum guides give demonstrations and lessons in the use of displayed items.
Experience menu to complete always
Straw work corner
Traditional folk toys corner
The straw sandals, straw boots use rice straw, and an uncooked diversity exploitation ingredient is made.|
Home span corner
It can play in traditional folk toys such as a beanbags, "patch" ("Menko"), bamboo profit.|
Weaving can be experienced.
The menu of the period limitation
The seventh of July, the night of a full moon, the rice cake making of the end of year feel the heritage event of the season.
Content is changed to the fixed time, and various experiences can be done. For example ……|
・Early far person life
・Let's take out a fossil from the rock
・The hunting ingredient of the Ainu race
・A stone mortar is pulled
・Straw work for the child
It tries it to make fire!
(1frame of "Early far person life")
Can you do it well? (1frame of "A stone mortar is ground")