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Opening time 9:30-16:30 (until 16:00)
closing day Every Monday (the next day for holidays)
Year-end / New Year's Day / Material arrangement day (schedule required confirmation)
cost General 300 yen (140 yen) / student 140 yen (70 yen) / high school students and below free ※ (20 or more) group rate
location 〒020-0102
Morioka City Ueda Character Matsuyashiki 34
contact information Tel: 019-661-2831
Fax: 019-665-1214
E-mail: daihyo@iwapmus.jp
transportation Bus: From Morioka Station to Iwate Kotsu "Matsuen Office-Sun Town, Via Museum" and get off in front of the museum, 3 minutes on foot. Alternatively, get off at Matsuoka 2-chome from Morioka Station for “Matsu-en branch office – via Higashi Matsu-en 2-chome” and walk 3 minutes (about 30 minutes from the station). From Morioka Bus Center, go to Matsuen Office and get off at Prefectural Museum or Nishi Matsuen 2-chome, 3 minutes on foot.
home page Iwate Prefectural Museum


Opened in October 1975, in commemoration of the hundred years of the prefecture system, this building has received high acclaim as a comprehensive museum of nation-wide scale, content and surrounding environment. We display materials such as geology, archeology, history, folklore, organisms from the geological age to the present, and can understand the nature and culture of Iwate Prefecture.