A history museum that clearly conveys the charm of Itsukushima Shrine and Taira no Kiyomori, and the history of Miyajima, which has nurtured a unique culture.

Itsukushima, known as Miyajima, has become widely known due to the belief in Itsukushima of the Heike family, including Taira no Kiyomori. Protected by the many people who worship Itsukushima Shrine and the inhabitants of the town of Monzen, which was formed during the Warring States period, the beautiful scenery and abundant cultural assets that are still called one of the "three most scenic spots in Japan" remain. The Miyajima History and Folklore Museum was opened in April 1974 for the purpose of preserving and inheriting various materials related to Miyajima's history and culture, as well as folk cultural properties that were about to be lost during modernization. From the late Edo period to the Meiji period, he brewed soy sauce and used the main building and dozo of the former Egami family, which was said to be a wealthy merchant, as part of the exhibition facility, part of which is a nationally registered tangible cultural property. increase.


business hours
09: 00 ~ 17: 00 * Admission is until 16:30
Monday * In the case of a holiday or a transfer holiday, the next day: December 26, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30, December 31
General / 300 yen, Group general / 210 yen, High school student / 170 yen, Group high school student / 120 yen, 65 years old and over / 150 yen, Group 65 years old and over / 100 yen, Elementary and junior high school students / Free, A-bomb survivor health notebook, Physically disabled Those who present a notebook, nursing notebook, war injury and sickness notebook, mentally handicapped person health and welfare notebook / free of charge
739-053357 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi
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Parking notes
none. We recommend using the parking lot (charged) around Miyajimaguchi, which is the ferry terminal.


57 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

6 minutes walk from Miyajimaguchi on the JR Sanyo Main Line, 10 minutes by boat from Miyajimaguchi Pier, 20 minutes walk from Miyajima Pier. Or about 10 minutes by car from Hatsukaichi IC or Ono IC on Sanyo Expressway, 10 minutes by boat from Miyajimaguchi Pier, 20 minutes on foot from Miyajima Pier

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