This museum is the centerpiece of Kai Fudoki-no-Oka/Sone Kyuryo Park in the southern Kofu basin and features a permanent exhibition of around 1,500 archaeological artifacts from the Paleolithic age to the Meiji period discovered in Yamanashi Prefecture. Among these, the museum displays many beautifully crafted artifacts from the Jomon period, including nationally designated Important Cultural Properties excavated from the Tonobayashi, Ichinosawa, and Sakenomiba sites, as well as articles excavated from the Andoji and the Kaidomae C sites.
Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a public holiday)
The day following a holiday (except Sundays and public holidays)
December 29th to January 1st
From the second Tuesday in January (the third Tuesday if this day is January 8) to the following Monday
Permanent exhibition 210 yen (170 yen for groups of 20 or more)
Entry is free for high school age and below, those 65 years old and over (only the permanent exhibition is free for people from outside the prefecture), and those in possession of a disability certificate.
Various other discounts are also available.
130 regular-sized vehicles
6 large-sized vehicles
Take the Yamanashi Kotsu bus bound for Toyotomi (via Nakamichi-bashi) from the JR Kofu Station South Exit Bus Terminal and get off at the "Kenritsu Koko Hakubutsukan (Prefectural Museum of Archeology)" bus stop.
Take the Chuo Kosoku Bus (via Kofu-minami) from the Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal that is directly accessed from the JR Shinjuku Station New South Exit and get off at the "Nakamichi" bus stop.