This museum exhibits more than 2,000 archaeological artifacts discovered in Jomon sites at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake. These include articles excavated from the Togariishi site, which is a nationally designated Special Historic Site, the National Treasure Dogu Jomon no Venus (Venus of Jomon Clay Figurine), and the National Treasure Dogu Kamen no Megami (Masked Goddess Clay Figurine).
Mondays (except if Monday is a holiday); however, the museum may open on some Mondays for special reasons.
Year end and New Year holidays (December 29th to January 3rd)
The day following a public holiday (except if the day after a public holiday falls on a holiday, Saturday or Sunday)
Adults 350 yen
High school students 300yen
Elementary and junior high school students 200 yen
70 regular-sized vehicles
5 large-sized vehicles
1 disabled parking space
1 EV quick charger
Approx. 25 minutes by car from the Suwa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Approx. 35 minutes by car from the Suwa-minami IC