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Ohya History Museum大谷資料館

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This museum is at the site of a former quarry in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture. Apart from introducing guests to the history of Oya stone mining and its techniques, it displays tools used for hand excavation between Japan’s feudal era and the 1950s in its exhibition hall. At a depth of 30 meters, the quarry spans a vast 20 thousand square meters, producing a mysterious world like an underground temple or the inside of a pyramid. It is also used as a location for shooting films and television dramas, as well as a concert venue.


Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Oyamachi 909 (Utsunomiya / Sakura / KanumaArea)

phone 0286521232

[Apr.-Nov.] 9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
[Dec.-Mar.] 9:30-16:30 (Admission is until 16:00)

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Tochigi Pref. Utsunomiyashi Oyamachi 909 [ map ]
Utsunomiya / Sakura / KanumaArea
[Apr.-Nov.] 9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
[Dec.-Mar.] 9:30-16:30 (Admission is until 16:00)
[Apr.-Nov.] open everyday
[Dec.-Mar.] Tuesday (The next day in the case of Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
※ There may be days when the facility is closed.
[Admission fee] Adults 800 yen, children (Junior High School Students) 400 yen
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          Tochigi Main Areas


          Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.

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