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Toyama Prefectural Center for Archaeological Operations

Toyama Prefectural Center for Archaeological Operations

History and Outline

Opened in January 1977. This center was established as the first prefectural center for buried cultural properties in Japan to investigate, research, preserve and apply the buried cultural properties. Its new building was built in 1987 and displays archaeological documents of Toyama Prefecture in their respective themes in the exhibition room.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

The archaeological finds of the Sakai A ruins of Asahi Town (an important cultural property designated by the nation)
Hayakawa collections
The archaeological documents of Toyama Prefecture

Address
206-3 Chaya-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 930-0115 Japan
Telephone
+81 76-434-2814
Open
9:00am–5:00pm
Closed
Friday (the first weekday of the following week if it falls on a national holiday), from December 28 to January 4
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Take the Toyama Chitetsu bus for Takaoka from JR Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Line, get off at Kurehayama-koen bus stop, and walk 0.5 km.
Take Toyama Chitetsu bus for Kitadai(a belt-line bus)・Shinoko-higashi-guchi from JR Toyama Station and get off at Kenritsu-toshokan-mae bus stop and walk 1 minute.
15 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama-nishi I.C.
36.71041,137.180793
Highlight
Exhibits of major archaeological documents found in Toyama Prefecture
URL
http://www.pref.toyama.jp/branches/3041/3041.htm