Tohoku History Museum

Museum / Science Museum
Located directly in front of JR Kokufu-Tagajo Station, the Tohoku History Museum aims to help people rediscover what the Tohoku region was like in times gone by, and to spread awareness of the region throughout the world. There are nine galleries that provide an overview of the history of the Tohoku region from the Paleolithic era through to modern times. There are also three in-depth thematic exhibitions that examine distinctive aspects of the region’s culture. The Children’s History Museum has an activity table area where children can handle real earthenware vessels and try on traditional clothing. Tohoku History Museum is an experience-oriented museum where visitors can learn about the Tohoku region’s history through hands-on activities.

Spot details

Address
Miyagi Pref. Tagajoushi Takasaki 1-22-1
Phone
0223680106
Hours
9:30-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Closed
Monday (Next Weekday in the case of Public holidays), New Year's holiday (12/29-1/4) * The museum may be closed or closed regardless of the above.
Fees
[Admission fee] 460yen, Free for elementary, junior high and high school students (Special exhibition sets Friday depending on the exhibition)
Parking Lot
Available(191spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Note
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 11, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Very informative and enjoyable
    5.0 Reviewed:2017.05.05
    I loved this museum. Ask for an audio guide in English to get the most out of your visit as its free and very informative in understanding Tohokus history.
  • Among the finest in Japan
    5.0 Reviewed:2015.11.14
    On this trip, I tried to visit as many local and regional museums as I can. This was the best on this trip, and among the best Ive seen in Japan over many years. The exhibits take you from...
  • 多賀城市散策
    3.0 Reviewed:2021.04.16
    国府多賀城駅を降りた直ぐにあり行きやすい場所にあります。昔の時代の展示品があり、マグマが地表近くで冷えてできた石、イヌの墓もあり今も昔も大事にされていたことを知りました○

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