西田記念館展示室1

 

Overview

Nishida Memorial Museum is located to the west of Fukushima City on the road to Tsuchiyu Onsen, in St. Anna’s Garden. Situated at the base of the magnificent Azuma mountain range, you can look down across a spectacular view of Fukushima City. The memorial museum which features a vast collection of traditional kokosehi is named after Minekichi Nishida who had a great love for kokeshi and the Tohoku region. The museum’s collection contains 3,500 different works and includes a total of around 10,000 kokeshi. The museum usually has around 1,300 kokeshi on display in 3 different exhibitions with themes including the history of kokeshi, traditional local kokeshi, and a collection of valuable pre-war kokeshi.

Opening Hours

9:00am ~ 5:00pm (Last Entry 4:30pm)
Closed December 29 ~ January 3

Cost

Admission: 300 yen
(Group of 20+: 250 yen per person)
14 years and under: FREE

Access from Fukushima Station

 Bus:

690 yen

32 minutes + 10 minutes walk

 Route(s): Tsuchiyu Onsen (土湯温泉)
Minami Tohoku Fukushima Byoin-mae keiyu Tsuchiyu Onsen (南東北福島病院前経由土湯温泉)
 From: East Exit Bus Stop No. 7
 To: Jichi-kenshu Center (自治研修センター)

Map

 

Nearby Tourist Spots

Links

Homepage: http://nishidakinenkan.or.jp/ (Japanese)

Media

 

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