The Asakura Museum of Sculpture is known as Asakura Choso Museum in Japanese is the former studio of sculptor Fumio Asakura in Yanaka Tokyo. . The Museum features many of Asakura’ssculptures as well as paintings and pottery. Asakura would wander Tokyo sketching animals, as he could not afford models as a student. This is reflected in his numerous sculptures of cats. Asakura set up a studio in his Yanaka house in 1908 and set about expanding the place little by little, selecting materials and providing the concepts for the architecture and layout himself.
Asakura Museum of Sculpture facade is modern which belies its traditional interior. The Japanese part of the building served as the artist's residence. Other rooms contain artifacts such as Japanese ceramics and calligraphy.