Boston Children’s Museum’s Japanese collection includes approximately 4000 artifacts. Objects from Japan have been collected since the Museum was founded in 1913. These objects range from daily life to ceremonial use, play and childhood, clothing and shoes, and more. Explore our collection using the links below and try both of our games: What makes this a collection? and Curate your own collection.
Now that you have had a chance to explore our Japanese collection, it is your turn to be the curator. Select your favorite objects, choose your own theme, and create a personal online exhibit.