Picturebook Museum

Every year, special exhibition is held in spring / summer and autumn / winter.
For information on the exhibition, please click here (Japanese only).

Past Exhibition

Permanent Exhibitions
Peter Rabbit’s Secret Room

(Third exhibition hall)
To commemorate Peter Rabbit’s 150th anniversary in 2016, a permanent exhibit to introduce the Peter Rabbit series was established. Under the supervision of Japan’s top research of Beatrix Potter’s work, Shinichi Yoshida, visitors can go deep into the world of Potter’s creations and come closer to uncovering the secret of Peter Rabbit.

Shinichi Yoshida’s Book Collection

(First Exhibition Hall)
Neighboring the Peter Rabbit’s Secret Room exhibition, the research of Japan’s top researcher of western nursery rhymes and fairy tales, Shinichi Yoshida, is on display. Hosting valuable original documents, the exhibition is often visited by students and researchers alike.

Ayumi’s Western Picture Books

(First Exhibition Hall)
Western picture books, from origin to modern time, are introduced from a variety of angles.