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See the armor worn by Uesugi Kagekatsu, Naoe Kanetsugu, and Maeda Keiji on display

Miyasaka Zensuke spent his life collecting items and materials related to fields such as archeology, history, and folk customs from Yonezawa and the Okitama region. Thanks to his efforts, more than 700 precious items have been preserved. Armor sets, guns, spears, and fielding screens are among the multitude of cultural assets related to Yonezawa Domain on display. Armor and weapons said to be used by the likes of Uesugi Kenshin, Uesugi Kanetsugu, and Maeda Keiji are available for visitors to see as well. This museum is a must-see for anyone who is interested in samurai and Japanese history in general.

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Location Information

Facility Name
Miyasaka Kōkokan
Address
1-chōme-2-24 Higashi Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0026
Phone Number
0238-23-8530
Website
http://www.miyasakakoukokan.com/ (Japanese only)
Opening Hours
April - September: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
October - March: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Regular Closed Day
Mondays
The day following a national holiday
Temporarily closed during the New Year holiday period
Entry Fees
Adults: 400 yen
University/High school students: 300 yen
Middle school and younger: 100 yen

* There is a 50 yen discount for groups of 20 or more
* There is a 50 yen discount for visitors with a disability
Parking
Available
English Support
Not available
Access
3 minute walk from Yonezawa Station