Hachinohe City Museum

Museum / Science Museum
This museum is in the Nejo Castle Ruins, which is designated as a national historic site, along Shirahagi Line in Higashigamae, Nejo, Hachinohe City. There are four display halls, exhibiting specimens of archaeology, history, folklore, and intangible culture, covering Hachinohe's history and folklore from the Jomon Period through the Edo period. They also offer the Jomon Room full of activities and lectures, where you can touch Jomon potsherds and more to learn about history up close.

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Aomori Pref. Hachinoheshi Nejou East 35-1 map map Map
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday(1stMonday or, Open if it is a Public holiday), The next day of a Public holiday (Except if SaturdaySunday or The next day is also a Public holiday), New Year's Holiday(12/27-1/4), There may be days when the facility is closed.
[Admission fee] General 250 yen (130 yen), High school/university student 150 yen (80 yen) Over 65), half price for those with a disability certificate and one accompanying person
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Available(Hachinohe Museum)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (wheelchair rental available)
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.11.03
    This is a fine overall history of this region of Japan from pre-history days until Meiji period; it has displays specific to area and how they fit into Japant history.
  • Small but interesting.
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.04.28
    There is a clock on the wall that acts out the time on the hours. Musical wooden masks dance and move at the top of each hour. Staff speak English and can help with directions around town along...
  • Well located, plenty of activities here with many shopping places nearby
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.06.19
    It is located on the Central street with many buses stop nearby. Bus schedule is very frequent. There was a local market in the lobby when I visited. I bought many things with good price and high...

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