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Nirasaki Municipal Folklore Museum

Museum
This museum stores and exhibits a range of items, focusing mainly on everyday tools used by the citizens of Nirasaki in the Meiji to Showa periods, and archaeological artifacts excavated from sites in the city. Excavated articles from the Paleolithic age through to the early modern period are displayed systematically, allowing visitors to see many examples of pottery, dogu (clay figurines), stone tools, ceramic ware, and many other items. A waterwheel from the Meiji period and a treasury storehouse that belonged to a wealthy merchant from Nirasaki-shuku have also been brought in and are exhibited next to the museum.
Address
786-3,Fujii-machi Minami-Gejo Nirasaki City Yamanashi
Category
Museum
Tel
0551-22-1696
Opening Hours
9:00~16:30 (last admission at 16:00)
Regular Holidays
Mondays (open if Monday is a public holiday, and closed the following Tuesday and Wednesday)
Open until 1:00 p.m. on Thursdays
Days closed in lieu of public holidays (the day following a public holiday in principle; however, please inquire for details)
December 29th to January 3rd
There may be other temporary closures.
Price
free
Parking
15 vehicles
Access
Approx. 5 minutes by car or 30 minutes on foot from JR Nirasaki Station
Approx. 15 minutes by car from Nirasaki IC on the Chuo Expressway

Please note that there is no space for large buses to stop. Bus companies are advised to contact the museum in advance.
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