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Yamagata Prefecture Local Museum Bunshokan (山形県郷土館「文翔館」)

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Yamagata Prefecture Local Museum Bunshokan is located along Prefectural Route 49 in Hatagomachi in the city of Yamagata. It is housed in the remodeled and repurposed former Prefectural Office and Prefectural Assembly Hall (built in 1916). This English Gothic Revival-style building has been designated an Important Cultural Property by the national government. The museum contains exhibits about the remodeling of the building and the history and culture of the prefecture. In addition, it is possible to rent the hall, the meeting rooms, the central courtyard and other areas for various events.

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Yamagata Pref. Yamagatashi Hatagomachi 3-4-51 (Yamagata / Zao / Tendo / KaminoyamaArea)

phone 0236355500
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9:00-16:30

Review of Bunshokan

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Reviewed:2020/03/30 Interesting architecture and garden
An imposing building perfectly sited at the end of a main street in the city, the Bunshokan once was the prefectural government office, but now houses the Yamagata Prefecture Museum. It was an easy...
Reviewed:2019/05/09 This is Surprisingly Fun
When our guide suggested a visit to the old prefecture administration building, I was skeptical. However, we ended up spending well over an hour. In fact, once I discovered the exhibit of a local...
Reviewed:2017/07/19 If you want to know about culture in Yamagata...
you cant miss this spot. It is a lovely museum of english renaissance architecture and it was the previous prefectural government office and assembly hall.

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Address
Yamagata Pref. Yamagatashi Hatagomachi 3-4-51 [map]
Area
Yamagata / Zao / Tendo / KaminoyamaArea
Phone
0236355500
Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
1st Mar. (However, in the case of Public holiday, The next day)
New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/3)
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available(40spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Although often overlooked, Yamagata prefecture by no means lacks appeal: the Yamadera temple trail through the mountains, deliciously tender Yonezawa wagyu, and over 100 steaming hot springs, most notably Zao Onsen, await visitors. When winter comes, the snowcapped peaks become dotted with skiers by day and onsen-goers by night, while summer brings the celebration of juicy Yamagata cherries.