The Naruto German House

Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
This museum features exhibits on the activities of German soldiers imprisoned at the Bando prisoner-of-war camp, their exchanges with locals, and other subjects. Musical activities in particular thrived at the Bando prisoner-of-war camp, which was the site of the first concert performance of the entirety of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Asia. In addition to exhibits and a museum shop, the museum also has large and small conference rooms available for rent.

Spot details

Address
Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Oasachouhinoki Higashiyamada 55-2
Phone
0886890099
Hours
9:30-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Closed
4th Monday (The next day for Public holidays), 12/28-12/31
Fees
[Admission fee] [General] 400yen [Junior high school students] 100yen [Elementary school students] 100yen
Parking Lot
Available(100spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Just a wonderful memorial to a distant time and place.
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.05.04
    This is the museum that was built to remember the German prisoners who spent the war years in a camp run by the Japanese government. The museum itself is very well done and includes many samples of...
  • Must see
    5.0 Reviewed:2016.11.05
    An amazing museum. Very educational and interesting. It was a suprising shock to find this place when i was in the area for a different purpose.
  • You must visit if you are going to the island of Tokushima, Japan.
    5.0 Reviewed:2016.04.25
    A Japanese friend spent the day showing me the beauty of the island, a famous pottery studio, luncheon at a private club and the remarkable Bando Prisoner Camp and Naruto German house all of which...

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