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Museum of Historical Folklore Unazuki

Museum of Historical Folklore Unazuki

History and Outline

Opened in April 1993. This museum collects documents and materials about history, literature, entertainment, folklore (life utensils), industry, natural science and development of power resources and hot spring of Unazuki Town displays them with panels.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

Permanent exhibition of a replica (1/2 scale) of the Aimoto Drawbridge, one of the three most extraordinary bridges of Japan. Introduction to the history and folklore of Unazuki Town in a three-screen DVD installation. Displays of treasures bestowed on the Matsugi family running an inn of the Kaga feudal domain, works of writers and artists who visited the Kurobe Gorge, and materials of Kurobe such as staurolite crystals and sinter cones.

Address
682, Unazukimachi Oritate, Kurobe-shi, Toyama-ken 938-0861 Japan
Telephone
+81 765-65-1010
Open
9:00am – 6:00pm (no entry is permitted after 5:30pm)
Closed
Monday (Wednesday if it falls on a national holiday), the day after a national holiday, the end of every month, from December 29 to January 4
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Change to Toyama Chiho Railway at JR Uozu Station on the JR Hokuriku Line and get off at Oritate Station and walk 5 minutes.
5 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Kurobe I.C.
36.860393,137.542495
URL
http://www.city.kurobe.toyama.jp/contents/yuugakukan/index.html