Information for the Mysterious Mystery exhibition at the Edit and Art Gallery in the Kadokawa Musashino Museum¹, in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, in Summer 2023. Like all exhibitions at Kadokawa Museum, they recommend that you purchase a ticket in advance, particularly for a weekend.

Mysterious Mystery Exhibition

A three dimensional textbook exhibition for ‘Deep Learning While Enjoying Ancient Egypt’ that explores the prevailing images of ancient Egyptian civilization that flourished for over 3000 years, such as “pyramids”, “mummies”, and “hieroglyphs”. This exhibition will feature the book “Mysterious Mystery!” supervised by Mr. Kawae. Investigating the Mysteries of Civilization Based on the “Ancient Egyptian Textbook”, we will introduce various mysteries about ancient Egypt, such as ancient Egyptian kings (pharaohs), views on life and death, the construction of pyramids, and life at the time.

What to expect

Displays of:

  • A 3D pyramid game
  • Faience exploration
  • Napoleon’s “Egypt”
  • The riddles of Ancient Egypt quiz rally
  • The “A mysterious mystery! A close inspection of the mystery of civilization, An ancient Egyptian textbook” exhibition

Concurrent exhibition: Tutankhamen exhibition at the Grand Gallery.


Exhibtion: A mysterious mystery! A close inspection of the mystery of civilization, An ancient Egyptian textbook. 神秘のミステリー!文明の謎に迫る 古代エジプトの教科書)

Date: Sunday July 23rd to Monday November 20th 2023.

Time: 10 am to 6 pm on weekdays and until 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday. (Closed on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month).

Cost: A Kadokawa Culture Museum (KCM) ticket costs 1400 yen for adults, 1200 yen for Junior High School students, 1000 yen for Elementary School kids. Free for children under six years old. A one day passport ticket also includes access to this exhibition – prices start from 4000 yen per person.

Venue: Edit and Art Gallery, Kadokawa Culture Museum. The Edit and Art Gallery is on the fourth floor of Kadcul, located in what is called “Edit Town”. The “Aramata Treasure House” is also on the same floor and also two lecture rooms. For a complete floor to floor guide please do see the Kadokawa Museum post. View on Google Maps.


About an eight to ten minute walk from Higashi Tokorozawa station. Look out for the Anime Manhole covers on your way! Parking available – it costs 200 yen for 30 minutes, but capped at 600 yen on weekdays and 1800 yen on weekends.

Official event web page

¹Kadokawa Musashino Museum is also known as the Kadokawa Culture Museum or Kadcul for short.

Other current exhibitions at Kadokawa include

Previous Exhibitions

The very first exhibition at the Edit and Art Gallery was from June 12th 2020 to early 2021. It was a Japan first exhibition by Ken and Julia Yonetani. Due to its popularity they extended the event from one month to half a year! Other displays included Boys Love, Lucky Star” and two consecutive cat photo exhibitions by Mitsuaki Iwago.

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