The Anjo Historical Museum

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This is the only one historical museum such facility in Nishi Mikawa region. The history and culture of the Yahagi River valley, from its genesis to modern times and centering on Anjo, are on display in the museum’s 10 sections.

You can enjoy learning about local history here: especially the unique human-faced earthenware,art of the Mikawa Shinshu sect, relerant documents of Ansho Castle and lord Anjo Matsudaira, data of “Japan’s Denmark”, and so on. Moreover, the museum exhibits its collection four times a year: each exhibition emphasizes on local history, archeology, ethnologu, and artistic handcrafts. In addition, lectures,participantpry lectures, museum concerts, movie screenings and other events are held. Clearly, this is an excellent facility for lifelong study of history and culture. It is in a corner of the site of Ansho Castle.

Open Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (No admission after 4:30 p.m.)

Admission Permanent exhibition: Adults 200Yen/Children (elementary and junior high school students) 100Yen

Groups of 20 or more: Adults 160Yen/Children 80Yen

Special exhibitions: Adults about 300Yen to 400Yen

Closed: Mondays, the day following a national holiday, and the year-end and New Year holidays (December 28 to January 4)

Access: 10 minutes walk from Minami-Anjo Station on Meitetsu Nishio Line, 10 minutes by taxi from JR Anjo Station
20 minutes by taxi from JR Mikawa Anjo Station, Free parking for 150 cars

Address: 30 Shirohori Anjo-cho, Anjo 446-0026

Inquries: Anjo Historical Museum

Tel: (0566) 77-6655 Fax: (0566) 77-6600


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