The World of Ebisu, the God of Fortune

National Museum of Japanese History

poster for The World of Ebisu, the God of Fortune
[Image: Ebisu Celebration by Wealthy Merchants (1889) National Museum of Japanese History Collection]

Ends in 112 days
Closed Today (Monday)

This exhibition traces the origin story and clarifies elements related to beliefs in the smiling god Ebisu, a deity of fortune tied to success in fishing, farming, and business. Colored woodblock prints, statues, dolls, and other items related to Ebisu are exhibited.



from July 27, 2021 to January 10, 2022


Adults ¥600; University Students ¥250; High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates + 2 Companion free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open 9:30-16:30 from October to February. Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays. (12/27-1/4)


Address: 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8502
Phone: 050-5541-8600

From the South exit of JR Sakura Station, take the Chiba Green bus towards Tamachi Shako and get off at National Museum of History and Folklore. The venue is near from there.

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