The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
The World’s First Public Bonsai Art Museum
This museum features a collection of masterpiece bonsai, primarily centering around the collection of the former Takagi Bonsai Museum. Furthermore, there are also displays of pots made for bonsai, special viewing stones called suiseki, and ukiyo-e featuring bonsai. The museum is located just a few minutes’ walk from Omiya Bonsai Village, said to be the Holy Land of bonsai.
Bonsai garden typically has 40-50 bonsai on display.
The museum’s largest bonsai, “Chiyo no Matsu” can be seen in the garden.
Overlook the bonsai garden from the central gazebo or the 2nd floor bonsai terrace.
Audio guide available in 4 languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean).
- Postal Code
- 2-24-3 Toro-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
- Thu. (Open if Thu. is a public holiday), End-of-year and New Year holidays, sometimes temporarily closed
- Business Hours
*Last admission 30 min. before closing
- General admission 300 yen, high school students and 65 years or older 150 yen, elementary and junior high school students 100 yen
- About a 5-minute walk from the east exit of the JR Utsunomiya Line’s Toro Station
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)