Yoshinogari Furusato History Museum in Tosu Area

About Yoshinogari Furusato History Museum

Yoshinogari Furusato History Museum is a cultural institution located in the Tosu area of Saga, Saga, Japan. It was established in 1991 to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Yoshinogari area, which was an ancient settlement dating back to the Yayoi period (300 BC - 300 AD).

The museum features a collection of artifacts and exhibits related to the Yayoi period, including pottery, tools, weapons, and everyday objects. It also showcases the lifestyle and customs of the ancient people who inhabited the Yoshinogari area.

The museum is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and admission is 420 yen for adults and 210 yen for children.

What to See and Do

Visitors to Yoshinogari Furusato History Museum can explore the various exhibits and displays that showcase the history and culture of the Yayoi period. Some of the highlights include:

  • Replica of a Yayoi period village
  • Collection of Yayoi period pottery
  • Tools and weapons used by the ancient people
  • Recreations of daily life in the Yayoi period

In addition to the exhibits, the museum also offers various activities and workshops for visitors, such as pottery making and ancient games. There is also a restaurant and gift shop on site.

How to Get There

The museum is located in the Tosu area of Saga, Saga, Japan. The approximate latitude and longitude are 33.2743° N, 130.4464° E. It is easily accessible by train or car.

  • By train: Take the JR Nagasaki Main Line to Yoshinogari-Koen Station, which is a 10-minute walk from the museum.
  • By car: Take the Kyushu Expressway to the Tosu interchange, then follow the signs to the museum.