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[Held in March 2024] A special event to enjoy under the cherry blossoms in full bloom! "Sakura Festival" -3/23/24-

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Chiba Prefectural Open-Air Museum Boso-no-Mura, an interactive museum, will be holding a two-day event with the theme of "Enjoying Cherry Blossoms" to widely introduce the cherry blossoms in full bloom inside the museum, as well as demonstrations and experiences related to spring and cherry blossoms...

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What is Open-Air Museum Boso-no-Mura “Sakura Festival”?

Chiba Prefectural Open-Air Museum Boso-no-Mura (Sakae Town, Inba District, Chiba Prefecture) is a participatory museum where you can learn about the history of Boso by directly experiencing its traditional lifestyle and techniques.

Approximately 300 cherry trees are planted within the museum, and the best time to see them is from late March to early April every year.

Under the cherry blossom trees in full bloom, we will be holding an event with demonstrations and experiences related to spring and cherry blossoms, with the theme of "enjoying cherry blossoms."

Event details

・Date: March 23rd (Sat) and 24th (Sun), 2024

・Time: 9:00-16:30

・Location: Chiba Prefectural Open-Air Museum Boso-no-Mura (1028 Ryukakuji, Sakaemachi, Inba-gun, Chiba Prefecture)

・Special events: Ogasawara archery demonstrations, koto performances, street performances, etc.

・Experience: Making cherry blossom coasters, colorful chip candles, cherry blossom colored postcards, etc.

・Transportation: Approximately 20 minutes by bus bound for Ryukakujidai garage from the west exit of JR Narita Station, get off at Ryukakujidai 2-chome, and walk for approximately 10 minutes.

From Higashi-Kanto Expressway Narita IC, go straight towards Narita city for about 3km, then at Tsuchiya intersection go straight towards Sakae for 7km.

Approximately 30 minutes by taxi from Narita Airport

・Admission fee: 300 yen for individuals, 150 yen for high school and university students

Free admission for junior high school students and younger, persons aged 65 and over, persons with a disability certificate, and one caregiver.

・Official website:

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Boso-no-Mura is a museum whose purpose is to directly experience Boso's traditional lifestyle and techniques, as well as learn about its history through exhibits of archaeological artifacts excavated from various parts of the prefecture, as well as merchant houses, samurai residences, and farmhouses. The "Craft-making Area" recreates merchant houses, samurai residences, farms, etc. in Boso from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period, including the landscape and environment of those days. In addition to exhibits, visitors can learn about traditional techniques and the lifestyle of the time through direct experience. In the "Fudoki-no-Oka Area" where you can learn about history and nature, you will find rich woodlands and Ryukakuji burial mounds, one of the largest in the prefecture, spread throughout the area. You can see the Fudoki-no-Oka Museum, which exhibits archaeological materials excavated from primitive and ancient ruins, as well as relocated cultural property buildings.

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