The city’s most hands-on museum is one of its most charming. The friendly staff encourage you to get touchy-feely with exhibits such as kaleidoscopes made from dustbins, mobile phones and violins. If you’re suitably inspired, you can join a workshop in the café to make your own polychrome toy.
|Venue name:||Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto|
706-3 Dongeinmae-cho, Aneyakoji Dori, Takakura Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku
|Opening hours:||Tue-Sun 10am-6pm|
|Transport:||Karasumaoike Station (Karasuma and Tozai lines)|
|Price:||¥300 (¥200 for ages 16 and under)|