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Yamagata City Folk Museum (Former Saiseikan Hospital Main Building) (山形市郷土館(旧済生館本館))

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Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum

This museum is located inside Kajo Park in Kajo-machi, Yamagata City. Built in 1878 as the prefectural hospital, the “Saiseikan” was relocated and restored, and is now used to exhibit items related to local history and medicine. The building is designated as a National Important Cultural Property.

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Yamagata Yamagata-shi Kajomachi 1-1 (Yamagata / Zao / Tendo / KaminoyamaArea)

phone 0236440253
place

9:00-16:30

Review of Yamagata Kyodokan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/12/20 Very unique underrated museum
It’s a little museum, located inside Yamagata Castle Park, north of Yamagata Station, about 13mins walk (1.1km)

Honestly, it was in our plan as it look like “just an old building. We decided to pay...
Reviewed:2019/05/09 This Archecture is One of a Kind
Built in the late 1800s, by Japanese carpenters, this building is quite interesting. It was actually an early Western medical school.
The exhibits are kind of blah, unless one is into old medical...
Reviewed:2019/04/21 Interesting looking building
This was an old hospital which is now a museum. They have some information on famous doctors and the history of medicine and some old medical equipment. The information is all in Japanese and the...

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Details

Address
Yamagata Yamagata-shi Kajomachi 1-1 [map]
Area
Yamagata / Zao / Tendo / KaminoyamaArea
Phone
0236440253
Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
New Year's holiday(12/29-1/3)
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Not available * Use Kajo Park parking lot (enter from the north gate of the park)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
English Menu
Available (English Pamphlet Available)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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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.