Niigata City History Museum in Niigata Central Area
Niigata City History Museum
The Niigata City History Museum is located in the Niigata Central area of Niigata, Niigata, Japan. It is situated at approximately 37.9022° N, 139.0236° E.
History of the Museum
The Niigata City History Museum was established in 1981 with the aim of preserving and showcasing the history and culture of Niigata City and its surrounding areas. The museum is housed in a modern building that was designed by the renowned architect Kiyonori Kikutake.
The museum's permanent exhibition is divided into three sections: the history of Niigata City, the history of Niigata Prefecture, and the history of the Echigo-Tsumari region. The exhibits feature artifacts, photographs, and interactive displays that provide a comprehensive overview of the region's history and culture.
The museum also hosts special exhibitions throughout the year that focus on various aspects of Niigata's history and culture. These exhibitions often include interactive activities and events that are suitable for visitors of all ages.
The Niigata City History Museum has a range of facilities that are designed to enhance the visitor experience. These include a museum shop, a restaurant, and a lecture hall that hosts regular talks and events. The museum also has a library that contains a collection of books and documents relating to the history and culture of Niigata City and its surrounding areas.
The Niigata City History Museum is open from 9:30am to 5:00pm every day except Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday). Admission is 300 yen for adults, 200 yen for high school and university students, and free for children under the age of 15. The museum is easily accessible by public transport, with the nearest station being Niigata Station.