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Shibamata Haikara Yokocho
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Toy Museum

Soak in the fun of being a kid again in a dreamworld of retro toys and sweets

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Museum, Dagashi candies, Toys

Get off at Keisei Shibamata Station and face the main walk leading to Taishakuten temple to find a building with an extra special flair. This former “dagashi” or retro sweets shop in Katsushika-ku was turned into Shibamata Haikara Yokocho & Toy Museum in 2004, by its owner who specializes in children’s candy and toys.
It’s a common stop for visitors on their way to Taishakuten, getting a snap with the two-story retro store as a backdrop.

The first floor, Shibamata Haikara Yokocho, is home to a wide array of candies, goodies and other fun surprises that always feel like a party. The interior is packed with the memory of old-time flair that Japanese people know and love, countless stores of dagashi candies and little souvenirs that will leave you itching for more. Head to the back and find a lineup of toys and trinkets await. You can play old-school arcade games or try your hand at the shooting gallery for 300 yen a pop! The second floor is home to the Shibamata Toy Museum, a space filled with old Showa-era game machines that you’re not likely to find anywhere else (entry to the 2nd floor requires a 200 yen entrance fee). There are 10-yen game machines that still work, creating a world that 80’s kids and up will remember fondly. There’s also a corner recreating an old Japanese house, giving you the old-timey feel of what it was like to grow up in Japan.

Whether the 1st or 2nd floor, each space will show you a world of oldtown toys and Showa era charm you thought you forgot. If you’re on your way to visit Taishakuten, this is one shop you won’t want to miss.

Highlights

  • A building filled wall to wall with retro flair and charm from the Showa era
  • A world of knick knacks and dagashi sweets kids used to dream of on the 1st floor
  • 1st floor filled with 1000+ types of dagashi sweets, toys and knickknacks to explore
  • dagashi sweets sold candy-store style, individually at prices even as low as a few 10 yen
  • Best-seller dagashi are (1) Morocco Yogurt, (2) Furutsu no Mori and (3) Ume Jam
  • 2nd floor Shibamata Toy Museum is a space filled with Showa-era games and the remaking of a retro-style house
  • Entry to the Toy Museum is available for 200 yen, accessible by the outside stair after paying at the 1st floor register
  • Made for both big and little kids, as well overseas tourists to enjoy

Photos

  • View just outside Shibamata Station facing the main walk up to Taishakuten temple.

    View just outside Shibamata Station facing the main walk up to Taishakuten temple.

  • Exterior

    Exterior

  • Gachapon toys at the storefront

    Gachapon toys at the storefront

  • Step into the first floor to enter a candyland filled with Dagashi

    Step into the first floor to enter a candyland filled with Dagashi

  • Plenty of Japanese goodies waiting at the back of the 1st floor

    Plenty of Japanese goodies waiting at the back of the 1st floor

  • The 1st floor shooting gallery area

    The 1st floor shooting gallery area

  • Retro games to try on the 1st floor

    Retro games to try on the 1st floor

  • Lots of goodies waiting by the 1st floor register

    Lots of goodies waiting by the 1st floor register

  • A wonderful world of retro toys on the 2nd floor

    A wonderful world of retro toys on the 2nd floor

  • 2nd floor racing track

    2nd floor racing track

  • A nostalgic home space recreated on the 2nd floor

    A nostalgic home space recreated on the 2nd floor

  • The top 3 Dagashi candies 
(Middle: #1, Morocco Yogurt, Left: Furutsu no Mori, Right: Ume Jam)

    The top 3 Dagashi candies (Middle: #1, Morocco Yogurt, Left: Furutsu no Mori, Right: Ume Jam)

Reviews

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  • 張紋娟

    時代的進步一些早期小時候中的回憶都已經慢慢在消失當中,老街讓我驚訝的是一切人、事、物還是保存的這麼的完整美好。

  • 羅曉芬

    經過順道進來參觀,復古懷舊的氛圍充滿小時候的回憶,2樓門票不貴可以體驗玩空氣槍射擊遊戲和幾乎快絕跡的彈子台

  • Rise

    好喜欢这种古早风味的糖果和充满怀旧情调的店铺,让人回想起童年。看到几个小朋友专心地挑选糖果,还有小朋友兴高采烈地拿着装满各种糖果的小篮子到柜台去算钱,温馨的场面会让人从心里笑起来。

  • 陳冬生

    就在從柴又車站~商店街的中間非常好找!真的太有趣了,都是以前小時候的東西,充滿孩時的回憶👍

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Health and Sanitation Measures

  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizing.

  • Face masks worn by staff.

  • Precautions are taken by implementing three-way ventilation at the entrance.

Details

Name in Japanese
柴又ハイカラ横丁&柴又のおもちゃ博物館
Postal Code
125-0052
Address
7-3-12 Shibamata, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-3673-9627
Closed
Irregular Holidays. 2nd Floor Toy Museum open on weekends and holidays only.
Business Hours
10:00am-6:30pm※Toy Museum: Weekends and Holidays, 11:00am-6:00pm
Admission
1st Floor Free Admission. Access to 2nd Floor is 200 yen for adults and accompanied children age 1 and up.
Access
(1) 1 min. from Shibamata Station on the Keisei Kanamachi Line
(2) 12 min. from Shin-Shibamata Station on the Hokuso Line
Smoking
Prohibited
Credit Cards
Accepted(VISA、MASTER、JCB、AMEX、Diners)
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)