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Shogawa Memorial Museum of Sotojiro Matsumura

Shogawa Memorial Museum of Sotojiro Matsumura

History and Outline

Opened in November 1989. This museum exhibits precious works from Matsumura Sotojiro, a famous sculptor from Shogawa Town that he presented. In the planning exhibition room, holds planning exhibitions several times a year. This is a town municipal museum to contribute the development of local art and culture.


Permanent exhibition, planning exhibition (several times per year)
Practical lecture of drawing and sculpture (several times per year), Shogawa Memorial Museum Fellowship

Collection and Exhibition

Exhibits works of stone carving, woodcarving and bronze by Matsumura Sotojiro, a sculptor from “A Parisienne” works from the early Showa era to “Sujaku” which is a monumental work of his later years.
Also houses works of Nakamura Naoto, Kumagai Norikazu and Miyamoto Saburo who are friends of Mr. Matsumura and works of other artists connected with Shogawa Town.

1066 Kanaya, Shogawa-machi, Tonami-shi, Toyama-ken 932-0305 Japan
+81 763-82-3373
9:00am–6:00pm (no entry is permitted after 5:00pm)
Tuesday (or the following day if it falls on a national holiday), during the replacement of the works on display, the year-end and New Year
Parking provided
Take Kaetsuno bus for Shogawa-machi from JR Takaoka Station and get off at Shogawa-shisho-mae bus stop and walk 15 minutes.
15 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Tonami I.C.
This museum is located in the Shogawa Water Memorial Park near the Shogawa-Gokuchi dam and you can enjoy take a walk.