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The Shogawa Water Museum

The Shogawa Water Museum

History and Outline

The Shogawa Water Museum was constructed as the core facility of the Shogawa Water Memorial Park, a collection of all the charms of Shogawa Town. This museum introduces ideas, life style and culture of olden times concerned with the Sho River (“Shogawa”) with powerful direction of films, sounds and lighting.

Project

Permanent exhibition

Collection and Exhibition

◆Items in the collection・・Books, documents and photographs concerned with the Sho River and water.
◆The contents of exhibition・・
Permanent exhibition room    (Reproduction of driftwood work that was carried out at the Sho River from the Edo period to the early Showa era.)
Planning exhibition room   (Introduces the history and prospect of flood control, irrigation and hydraulics.)

Address
1100 Kanaya, Shogawa-machi, Tonami-shi, Toyama-ken 932-0305 Japan
Telephone
+81 763-82-4316
Open
9:00am–6:00pm (no entry is permitted after 5:00pm)
Closed
Tuesday (or the following day if it falls on a national holiday), the year-end and New Year
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Take the Kaetsuno bus for Shogawa-machi from JR Takaoka Station on the JR Hokuriku Line, get off at Shogawa-shisho-mae bus stop, and walk 15 minutes.
15 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Tonami I.C.
36.572889,136.995099
Highlight
People, lifestyles, and objects related to water
URL
http://www.city.tonami.toyama.jp/shisetsu/bijyutu/shogawa_bijyutsukan/index.htm