Akita Folk Art Tradition Museum (Neburi-nagashi Museum)

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Located in 1 Chome Omachi, Akita City, this historical resources museum has exhibits on Akita’s cultural arts, particularly the kanto lanterns used in the Akita Kanto Festival. It features a practice room and a conference room, and in summer, there is an event featuring performances of cultural arts. There is also a spot for actually getting acquainted with the kanto lanterns.

Spot details

Address
Akita Pref. Akitashi Omachi 1-3-30 map map Map
Phone
0188667091
Hours
9:30-16:30
Closed
New Year's Holiday(12/29-1/3)
Fees
[Admission fee] 100yen
[Common ticket with Red Brick Town Saturday Hall] 260yen
* Free for high school students and younger
Parking Lot
Available(7spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(AkitaCity Wi-Fi)
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (Wheelchairs can be rented *Up to 2 wheelchairs, multi-purpose toilet is wheelchair accessible)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • FUN PLACE TO VISIT
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.11.06
    This shows an outsider like myself how the festival is held and what is involved by those participating.
  • Fun, better than expected
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.09.24
    There are videos and a demo by a pro to balance the lantern poles. Visitors are invited to give the activity a try, with a relatively smaller pole. It was rather fun. Its a good experience to see...
  • US$2.70 trip
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.09.05
    As I did not have much time, I took No.10 lines(Gururu round trip city bus@ only US$0.90 per one ride) from Akita station bus terminal and spent 20 minutes there (@USD0.90)to catch the next bus as...

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