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Niigata City History Museum (Minatopia) (新潟市歴史博物館(みなとぴあ))

Museum / Science Museum

At this history museum in Chuo Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, you’ll find materials illuminating the history and folk culture of Niigata, which developed along with the sea. The main building adopts a modern Western design used by the second-generation Niigata city hall. Inside, you’ll find a permanent exhibit with the theme “The local sea and locals’ lives,” along with a theater, planned exhibitions, and more. Onsite, there’s also the Former Niigata Customhouse building in the Meiji period, a National Treasure, and the Former Daishi Bank Sumiyoshi-cho Branch, which was completed in 1927. Visitors are allowed entry.

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Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Yanagishimachou 2-10 (Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea)

phone 0252256111
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[Apr.-Sep.]9:30-18:00
[Oct.-Mar.]9:30-17:00

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Address
Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Yanagishimachou 2-10 [map]
Area
Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea
Phone
0252256111
Hours
[Apr.-Sep.]9:30-18:00
[Oct.-Mar.]9:30-17:00
Closed
Monday (The next day if it is a Public holiday or substitute public holiday), The next day of Holiday (Tuesday if that Sunday is Saturday or Sunday), 12/28-1/3, etc.
Fees
[Permanent exhibition Admission fee to view]
[General] 300yen
[High School Students/University students] 200yen
[Small/Junior High School Students] 100yen
Parking Lot
Available (passenger car 66 spaces, large bus 7 spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available (Niigata City Not available fee Wi-Fi)
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 11, 2020 (Information as of May 11, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (historical buildings have steps)
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.