IKUTA RYOKUCHI PARK
Cherry blossoms in the Square of Mt. Masugata (April)
IKUTA RYOKUCHI PARK is one of the most cherished park areas in all of Kawasaki. Surrounded by small woods made up of various oaks, Ikuta Park is located in the gently undulating Tama Hills. The park contains many varieties of seasonal flowers such as cherry blossoms at Mt. Masugata, 1,200 Irises in the Iris Garden, as well as Hydrangeas, Camellias, and Azaleas in the Citizens’ Flower Garden. Wet Plants such as Alders, Paddy Fields, as well as paths between rice fields can be seen in their natural setting from the walking path that is comprised of log stairs and wooden lanes. The city helps you will enjoy a visit to this elegant, peaceful and relaxing environment. Some of the main Facilities available in IKUTA PARK are as follows: There is an observation platform at the top of Mt. Masugata, a Fountain Square, Nihon Minka-en (Japan Open-Air Folk Museum) where there are many Traditional Folk Houses; Kawasaki Sora To Midori No Kagaku Kan (Kawasaki Municipal Science Museum) which has a Planetarium; Okamoto Taro Bijyutsu-kan (Taro Okamoto Museum of Art Kawasaki), Dento Kougei Kan(Traditional Craft Center) where you can try dying material the colour of deep blue; and “Rose Garden” which is open to the public in the Spring and Autumn.
By trainApprox.15-minute walk from the south exit of Mukogaoka-yuen station on the Odakyu Line Approx.20-minute walk from Noborito Station on the JR Nambu Line
By busSenshu Daigaku mae bus stop (10-minute from the north exit of the Mukogaoka-yuen Station)
By carMake left turn at the Tomei Expressway Exit Intersection and about 10- minute from Inukura Intersection Take Setagaya-Machida Road and 3-minute from Tama Keisatsusho mae (Police station) Intersection Take Kawasaki-Fuchu Kaidou Road and approx. 2-minute from Inao-bashi Intersection Parking is available. However, please use public transportation when visiting the park.
Admission to IKUTA RYOKUCHI PARK is free except for the following facilities;
(Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum) 0 minute from the East Exit of Ikuta Park Station Guide Map (English/Korean/French/Spanish) is available.
For inquiriesTEL:044-922-2181 FAX:044-934-8652
HoursFrom Mar. to Oct 9:30-5:00pm (Last admission 4:30pm) From Nov. to Feb 9:30-4:30pm (Last admission 4:00pm)
ClosedMondays (Except when a national holiday falls on Monday. In this case, the museum is open on the holiday and is closed the next day, Tuesday) The day after holidays (open on Saturdays and Sundays) Year-end holidays and New Year’s holidays (From December 28 to January 3
Admission FeeAdults ¥500, Students (High School/ College) ¥300, Students (Junior High School) and under / Senior (over 65 years) Free (ID card is required) Discount rate (20% off) for a group of 20 guests or more Please call in advance to book for a group tour.
Kawasaki Sora To Midori No Kagaku Kan(Kawasaki Municipal Science Museum)
(Exhibition about the nature of Ikuta Park and Planetarium using the MEGA STAR 3 Fusion). 6-minute walk from the East Exit of Ikuta Park
For inquiriesTEL:044-922-4731 FAX:044-934-8659 Kawasaki Sora To Midori No Kagaku Kan
Closedsame as Nihon Minka-en
Admission FeeFree (except for Planetarium) Planetarium Admission: Adults ¥400, Students (High School/ College)¥200, Students (Junior High School and under) and Adults (over 65 years) free (ID card is required) Discount rate (20% off) for a group of 20 guests or more is available.
Okamato Taro Bijyutsu-kan(Taro Okamoto Museum of Art Kawasaki)
Collection of Taro Okamoto’s works and his reference works. 6-minute walk from the East Exit of Ikuta Park Station Guide Map (English) is available.
For inquiriesTEL:044-900-9898 FAX:044-900-9966 Okamato Taro Bijyutsu-kan (English version available)
Hours9:30am-5:00pm (admission closes at 4:30pm)
Closedsame as Nihon Minka-en
Admission FeePermanent Exhibition: Regular:¥500 Consession:¥300 Temporary Exhibition:various according to exhibition Students (Junior High School and under) and Adults (over 65 years) free (ID card is required) Discount rate (20% off) for a group of 20 guests or more
Ikuta Ryokuchi Park Visitor Center
For further inquiries please contact the following:
For inquiriesTEL: 044-933-2300 FAX: 044-933-2055
ClosedFrom Dec.29 to Jan.3
1. Gate (East) 2. Gate (West) 3. Gate (North) 4. Parking (East) Toll Parking Spots available for large-sized vehicles.(Previous reservation required) 5. Parking (West) Toll Parking 6. Yacho no Mori (Wild Bird Sanctuary) 7. Shoubu-ike (pond) 8. Oku-no-ike (pond) 9. Plum Trees Park 10. Oku-no-ike (pond) 11. Parking (Golf Course side) 12. Sendai-mae Bus Stop 13. Kiosk 14. Restaurant (in the Nihon Minka-en) 15. Nihon Minka-en (Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum) 16. Seishounen Kagaku-kan (Kawasaki Municipal Science Museum for Youth) 17. Okamoto Taro Bijyutsu-kan (Taro Okamoto Museum of Art Kawasaki) 18. Dento Kougei-kan (Traditional Craft Center) 19. Kawasaki Kokusai Golf-jyo (Golf Course) 20. Hokubu Kouen Jimusho (Park Office) 21. Fountain Square 22. Mt. Masugata and observation platform 23. Shibafu Hiroba (lawn field) 24. Kyakusha (carriage) 25. D51 (Steam Engine) 26. Hotaru no Sato (Field of Fireflies) 27. Haha no Tou (Mother Memorial) 28. Rose Garden (open in the Spring and Autumn)