Nishiwaga Town History and Folklore Museum

Nishiwaga Town

Southern Iwate

The museum collects, preserves, and exhibits archaeological materials, documents, and folklore materials, including items excavated from the Odaino Ruins, one of Japan's oldest and largest Paleolithic (18,500 years old) residential ruins. Materials that characterize the town, which has long prospered as a mining town and hot spring town, are also on display.

190-2, Uenono 39, Nishiwaga-cho, Waga-gun, Iwate 029-5511
Business Hours
9:00-16:30 (April-November only)
*Last admission 16:00
Every Monday, closed in winter (early November to mid-April)
100 yen for high school students and above, 50 yen for elementary and junior high school students
Nishiwaga Town Cultural Creation Center Galaxy Hall
Phone number 0197-82-3240
FAX number 0197-82-2883
Group discount available for 20 or more people

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