Japan Stationery Museum: Discover Traditional Japanese Writing Tools

Chad Thiele Updated April 13, 2019

The Japanese Stationary Museum is a curated collection of traditional Japanese writing tools from the past, such as rare ink stone, brushes, and more.

Japan Stationary Museum 3 min walk from Asakusabashi Station #shodo #Taito

+Although it’s called a stationary museum, you won’t find any envelopes, notebooks or other paper products at this quirky little museum. Instead, they’ve assembled impressive collections of rare ink-stones and calligraphy brushes, vintage fountain pens and other writing implements through the ages.

There are also old abacuses, typewriters, mechanical calculators and wooden cash registers – basically the sort of office and business equipment that you might have found in Japanese stationery stores fifty or a hundred years ago. Where In Tokyo