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KOSHINOKUNI Museum of Literature

KOSHINOKUNI Museum of Literature

History and Outline

Toyama prefecture is the ground of the connection of Etchu-Manyoshu tanka collection which Yakamochi Otomo, a Manyo waka poet, composed no less than 223 waka poems and has produced many great writers such as Genyoshi Kadokawa, Keita Genji and Yoshie Hotta. There are also many literary works which made Toyama the stage such as “Hotaru-gawa” by Teru Miyamoto, “Kaze-no-Bon Koiuta” by Osamu Takahashi and etc. Toyama also produced Yojiro Takita and Katsuhide Motoki in the movie world and Fujiko Fujio A and Fujiko F. Fujio in the comic world.
This museum introduces the charm of artists and their works widely and where anyone gets close willingly and can learn about literature of Toyama.


Collection and Exhibition

2-22 Funahashiminami-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 930-0095 Japan
+81 76-431-5492
9:30am-5:00pm (Exhibition section) 9:30am-9:00pm (Training room)
Tuesdays (the following day if it falls on a national holiday.)
Parking provided
15-minute walk from Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Line.
5-minute walk from Kencho-mae Station or Yasunoya Station on the Toyama Light Rail.
About 15-minute by car from the Toyama IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.
*This museum is opposite side of Toyama-ken Kyoiku Bunka Kaikan(Toyama Prefectural Educational and Cultural Hall).