The Tokugawa Art Museum
Museum passing down early modern Daimyo culture to the present
The Tokugawa Art Museum preserves and displays various treasures handed down by the Owari Tokugawa Family, the top of the Gosanke, or the senior branch of the three collateral houses of the Tokugawa. It was established in Nagoya in 1935 by the 19th head of the Owari Tokugawa family, Yoshichika Tokugawa, in aim to pass down the daimyo culture to future generations. The museum has one of the largest collections of treasures passed down by a daimyo family, and the quality reflect the status and history of the Owari Tokugawa.