Making a traditional Ainu musical instrument

Ainu gakki zukuri
You can make and play the mukkuri, or mouth harp, of the Ainu, who are indigenous to Hokkaido and surrounding islands. It will take about 90 minutes. No language other than Japanese is available. You need to make a reservation by telephone.

DATA 1Hakodate City Museum of Northern Peoples

Access from
Hakodate Sta.
  1. 18 minutes by tram to the "Suehiro-cho" tram stop
  2. 21 minute on foot
21-7 Suehiro-cho, Hakodate
0138-22-4128 To call from abroad to Hakodate
Entrance Fee
Admission:300 yen (adults), Mukkuri making fee;500 yen (Papercutting of northern peoples' patterns available for free)
URL (Japanese)