Webmaster visited Fuchu Kyodo-no-mori Museum last week. This is a field museum where traditional land scape with old houses is reproduced.
Access: Tokyo (local train 0:50) Bubaigawara (bus 0:06) Kyodonomori-seimon-mae @
Admission:￥200 for adult. Closed on Monday and year-end holidays.
The main building of the museum
The exhibition on the culture and nature of Fuchu City in the main building
Open air museum of old folk houses in natural landscape
Old municipal office (left) and old post office (right) of Fuchu
Old merchant houses
After visiting those old houses, have a stroll in nature
Forest zone and open space zone
Water park area
A rest house
A small shop. Snacks and drinks are available.
You can feed carp in Yasuragi Pond. A packet of pellets are sold at the shop for ￥50.
Flowers which Webmaster encountered this day
Dogtooth violet (Katakuri, Erythronium japonicum)
Kobushi magnolia (Kobushi, Magnolia kobus)
Camellia (Yabutsubaki, Camellia japonica)
Winter hazel (Tosamizuki, Corylopsis spicata)
Golden bell flower (Rengyo, Forsythia sp.)
Thunberg’s meadowsweet (Yukiyanagi, Spiraea thunbergii )
Common cherry (someiyoshino) was near to blossom.