Hachimantai City Museum

Museum / Science Museum
This museum is located in Kamasuda, Hachimantai City. It houses a collection of materials about the culture and history of the old town, which grew up as a key transport center leading to Tsugaru and Akita. Its four permanent exhibitions are “Life and Culture in the Appikawa and Yoneshiro Watersheds,” “Lacquerware: Beauty in the Midst of Everyday Life,” “Carrying Past Ways of Life into the Present Day,” and “Literature, the Jomon Era, and Skiing.” Other exhibits include specially produced Appi lacquerware, everyday goods from the past, and items connected with Kojun, the 15th great high priest of Kan’eiji Temple Gokoku-in.

Spot details

Address
Iwate Hachimantai-shi Kamasuda 230
Phone
0195631122
Hours
9:00-16:30(Last entry16:00)
Closed
Monday (Open on Public holidays), The next day of Public holidays, New Year's holiday(12/29-1/3)
Fees
[Admission fee] 210yen, Junior high school students and below Free
Parking Lot
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Antique Appi Urushi and the Hachimantai Hyerogliph Tayamagonomi
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.02.03
    It was a great place to see Japanese ancient histories and their old stuff. There are many sections by each era, starting from Jomon period.The most fascinating things are Appi Urushi bowls and...
  • Great museum of the history of Hachimantai
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.01.22
    This is a great museum for families. It shows an old way of life in Hachimantai, through farming tools, farming calendars, and how older houses were set up and used. There are many artifacts here...
  • 地元の郷土資料館ですね
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.04.03
    規模は大したことありませんが入館料200円でちょっとした時間つぶしにはなります。行った時2階部分は展示準備中で入れませんでした。歴史や風土の資料が展示されていましたが、ハレ、ケ、ケガレについての展示とおしんで有名になった大根飯の展示が興味深かったです。

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