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Tateyama Museum of Toyama

Tateyama Museum of Toyama

History and Outline

Opened in November 1991. This museum was constructed in order to rebuild and stimulate “Tateyama Fudoki-no-oka of Toyama” which was opened in April 1972. This museum consists of “Tenji-kan” (exhibition hall) and “Yobo-kan”, and displays concerned with nature and the worship of Tateyama with the relationship between nature of Tateyama and people as its theme. This museum functions as a place to learn about the spirit fostered by Tateyama and think about living together with nature.


Collection and Exhibition

Around a core of 2,000 folk materials and documents designated by the nation
Documents of the worship of Tateyama
Full-sized materials such as mountain tools
About 3,000 books on mountains
About 200 documentary films on mountains

93-1 Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama-ken 930-1406 Japan
+81 76-481-1216
9:30am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Monday (or the following day if it falls on a national holiday), the day after a holiday, from December 24 to January 4
Parking provided
Get off at Toyama Chiho Railway Chigaki Station on the Tateyama Line and walk about 2km (the buses serve this area in the morning and evenings on weekdays).
35 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama I.C.
30 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Tateyama I.C.