The die is cast The engrossing history of e-sugoroku prints in the Edo period

Introduction of the Exhibition

The people of Edo loved colorful e-sugoroku (illustrated board games) not only for playing but also for viewing. The prints provided a vicarious experience of different places. E-sugoroku taking the Toukaidou Highway as their theme were often produced into the Showa era even after the means of transportation changed from feet to trains. Please enjoy the numerous e-sugoroku, which are full of features aimed at delighting the eyes of viewers.

53 Stations of the Toukaido

The Sugoroku Board Game of Imperial Visit


The Sugoroku Board Game of Latest telephone

Enoshima Island

Picture of the Seven Deities of Good Luck on the Boat

Spacial exhibition

Sugoroku Board Game of Travel around Famous Places: Shrines and Temples by Following Iroha (ABC)