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World Bags and Luggage Museum

1-8-10 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3847-5515
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The museum is really well designed and has lots of information in English

Many museums in Japan have very little information in English, but this one was better than most... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
StefanHaeger
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Stockholm, Sweden
Interesting for fashion and travel passionates

This is exactly what you might expect: a selection of many travel bags and suitcases covering the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
SerGioDubai
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Milan, Italy
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14 Aug 2016
“Never seen such an amazing collection of animal hides!”
19 Jan 2017
“The museum is really well designed and has lots of information in English”
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1-8-10 Komagata, Taito 111-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-3847-5515
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Many museums in Japan have very little information in English, but this one was better than most. Their collection of bags and similar things is impressive, but first and foremost I would like to point out that the items are displayed in a way that...More

Thank StefanHaeger
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is exactly what you might expect: a selection of many travel bags and suitcases covering the last century. It starts with hand made products form Europe mostly and arrives at end of past century with innovative plastic Samsonite.

Thank SerGioDubai
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you like bags (purses, briefcases, luggage), you will love this place. Small, but fascinating, and free to boot. One floor is a world-wide view of carryalls and the other is basically a shrine to the founder of Ace Luggage and his story with 20th...More

1  Thank Pen_Princess
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Found this museum via TA and was by our hotel. Worth spending a little time seeing the history of luggage. Some really interesting pieces. Not busy and no cost. Worth checking out for 30-60 min of your time for something different.

2  Thank Russell1078
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This little themed museum which is a bit off the beaten track is a bit of a hidden gem. I never thought it would be interesting, but visited it as had time to kill. Well worth it.

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This museum has an amazing array of bags and luggage. It features bags through the ages, bags made out of exotic materials, bags from around the world. The information that accompanies the bags is also very interesting. Who knew that John Lennon inspired a fashion...More

2  Thank Selsy
Reviewed 1 April 2015

This museum has an excellent and varied collection of bags and other luggage items. The descriptions aren't quite all in English but the majority are.

Thank amp-qld
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The museum is not very large but shows a very nice collection of bags.The museum is only a few meters from Asakusa Metro station exit 2 which is the southernmost part of the station. It´s in a highrise building which in these days (Nov 14)...More

1  Thank Rudi S
Reviewed 15 March 2014

A chance passing of this museum in unusual Tokyo winter blizzard conditions tempted us inside. The museum is located on the 7th floor of a modern building, 50m from Exit A1 of Asakusa Station, Asakusa Line. The museum was the cherished desire of Mr Ryusako...More

3  Thank Hitchiker_bear
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This would seem a absurd title to a museum, but as you enter the seventh floor you are immediately immersed in the clean and quiet nature of the displays. The pleasant feeling you get from entering this museum is something that takes away any stress...More

1  Thank Dale T
Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
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