Morioka History and Culture Museum

Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
This museum that opened in 2011 is located inside Morioka Castle Park in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture. You can see exhibited documents related to the history and culture of Morioka. In addition, it regularly holds various events such as workshops, seasonal events and Morioka Sansa Odori performances. It is not only visited by local residents but also many tourists.

Spot details

Address
Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Uchimaru 1-50 map map Map
Phone
0196812100
Hours
[Apr.-Oct.]9:00-19:00(Last entry18:30)
[Nov.-Mar.]9:00-18:00(Last entry17:30)
Closed
3rdTuesday(The next day if it is a public holiday), New Year's Holiday(12/31-1/1)
Fees
[1F]Free
[2FAdmission fee]General300yen, High School Students200yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students100yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(Morioka City Wi-Fi)
English Menu
Available (Audio guide system compatible with Sunday Japanese, English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese)
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 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] 1-1,000 yen
[Night] 1-1,000 yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (5 units available for rental)
Infant friendly
Yes (nursing room available, multi-purpose toilet equipped with baby bed)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Worth a quick visit while youre in the area.
    3.0 Reviewed : 2016.02.04
    This museum took us no more than 30 minutes to go through. I went mainly for the armour and clothing, which were beatiful. The lack of English means that its hard for english speakers to fully...
  • 盛岡の歴史と文化がわかる場所
    4.0 Reviewed : 2022.12.17
    もりおか歴史文化館には、日本100名城スタンプをもらいに来たことがあるので、2度目の訪問です。常設展示は無料の1F観光交流ゾーンと有料の2F歴史文化ゾーンに分かれています。1F観光交流ゾーンには、祭り常設展示室・山車展示ホールの祭りに関する2つのコーナーがあり、2F歴史文化ゾーンには、盛岡城築城以前・城下町盛岡・盛岡城と南部家・南部家ゆかりの品々・近代の盛岡への主に南部家に関する5つのコーナーがあ...
  • 盛岡の歴史が分かる会館
    4.0 Reviewed : 2022.10.16
    盛岡の歴史、盛岡城について、さまざま展示があって勉強になります。キレイな展示でけっこう見ごたえがありました。盛岡に来たならばぜひ行った方が良いオススメ観光スポットと言えるでしょう。

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