Goto Shinpei Memorial Museum

Oshu City

Southern Iwate

Memorial Hall for Goto Shinpei (1857-1929), also known as the Great Furoshiki. A far-sighted politician who served as the mayor of Tokyo, Minister of the Interior, and president of the Railway Agency. Inside the museum, many items related to Shinpei from his childhood to his later years are on display. Next to the memorial hall is the Haku Goto Memorial Community Center, Japan's first "community center", which was given to commemorate the 13th anniversary of Shinpei's death.

4-1 Otemachi, Mizusawa-ku, Oshu-shi, Iwate 023-0053
Business Hours
Mondays (the next day if Monday is a holiday), New Year holidays (12/29-1/3)
General 200 yen, free for high school students and under
Contact name: Goto Shinpei Memorial Museum

Phone number: 0197-25-7870

Fax number: 0197-25-7870
Others: Groups of 15 or more people 100 yen

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