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Tohoku History Museum東北歴史博物館

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.


Miyagi Pref. Tagajoushi Takasaki 1-22-1

phone 0223680106

9:30-17:00 (Tickets must be issued until 16:30)

Review of Tohoku History Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/05/05 Very informative and enjoyable
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 Tohoku's history.
Reviewed:2015/11/14 Among the finest in Japan
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 I've seen in Japan over many years. The exhibits take you from...
Reviewed:2018/09/10 東北を冠するには範囲が少し狭いかも

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9:30-17:00 (Tickets must be issued until 16:30)
Monday (next weekday in the case of Public holiday)
[Admission fee] 460 yuen (Special exhibition varies depending on exhibition)
Parking Lot
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