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Shima City Museum of History and Forklore

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The museum was established in July 2012 to transfer the historical/cultural assets of this area to the future generations. It is a “treasure box” of the folklore of the City. Collections/exhibits incelude the ruins of the area, burial mounds, important intangible fork cultural properties “ Omita Festival, ritual rice planting, in Isobe,” “Anori puppet theater” and other fork materials relating to the city’s festivals, livelihoods and daily life.

Facility Information

  • Address

    878-9 Sakoma Isobe-cho, Shima City

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  • Regular
    closing day

    Every Monday, Last Thursday of every month, Dec. 28 to Jan. 4th, Special maintenance period from Feb.1 to Feb. 11

  • Business hours

    9:30 to 18:00 (Last admission: 17:30)

  • Price

    Permanent exhibition: Free
    Special exhibition: 500 yen for adults, 450 yen for university, high school students
    Group visit: 10% off
    Note: some special exhibition will be offered free