Hokkaido Museum

Hokkaido Museum

Hokkaido museum is dedicated to the history and culture of Hokkaido. You will deeply understand what Hokkaido is. This is the largest museum about Hokkaido’s history and nature.  The museum is located in the east of Sapporo City, called ‘Nopporo'(野幌)...
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Arte Piazza Bibai

Arte Piazza Bibai

Arte Piazza Bibai is the outdoor museum for Japanese noble sculptor, Kan Asuda. He lives in Italy and makes his sculptures. He was born in this city, Bibai. Bibai was used to be one of the town for coal mine...
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Kayano Shigeru Nibutani Ainu Museum

Kayano Shigeru Nibutani Ainu Museum

Kayano Shigeru was one of the leader of Ainu not only Nibutani but also Hokkaido and Japan. He had devoted his life for recovering Ainu’s rights as natives in Hokkaido. He was the first member of National Diet as Ainu from...
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Nibutani Dam and Historical Museum of the Sarugawa River

Nibutani Dam and Historical Museum of the Sarugawa River

Nibutani Dam is located in Nibutani, Biratori town. The dam has controversial history for its construction.  Nibutani is the sacred place for Ainu and Nibutani Dam has to cover almost their holly land , so people not only Ainu also other...
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Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum

Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum

Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum is one of the most substantial museum for Ainu culture. Nibutani is a sacred place for Ainu and the most famous place for Ainu culture because of its history and place. You might deeply understand what...
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Maruichi Honmake, the former merchant house in Mashike

Maruichi Honmake, the former merchant house in Mashike

Maruichi Honmake had a great deal of influence from Meiji to the middle of Showa era. The founder, Taizo Honma was managing a general store from 1875, but it was burned down in 1880 and he lost everything. Soon after that, he immediately...
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Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura kaneto Ainu Museum is a private museum for Ainu culture since 1916. This is the oldest and historical museum about Ainu. You can deeply understand Ainu culture to visit here. This is the place where real Ainu culture is...
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Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumae-jo(castle) is located in Matsumae town, the most southern Hokkaido, facing to Aomori prefecture over Tsugaru straits. Now, The new Shinkansen Line called ‘Hokkaido Shinkansen’, will be opened in 2015 from Aomori to Shin-Hakodate. There is ...
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The Ainu Museum, Porotokotan in Shiraoi

The Ainu Museum, Porotokotan in Shiraoi

The museum is showing some houses called ‘Chise’ and displaying many traditional Ainu equipments in the building. Ainu is indigenous people of Hokkaido and most names of place in Hokkaido derives from Ainu language. Visitors can learn the history o...
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The Ainu Museum, Shiraoi Poroto Kotan

The Ainu Museum, Shiraoi Poroto Kotan

The museum is exhibiting Ainu culture of Hokkaido. Ainu is one of an aborigine in Hokkaido. The museum was established for studying and preserving its culture, also making it popular. There are some houses called ‘Chise’  which are traditional Ain...
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Otaru Museum Main Branch

Otaru Museum Main Branch

Otaru Museum is located in Temiya, used to be called Otaru Transport Museum(小樽交通記念館). This is the main branch of Otaru museum. The museum has Canal branch near Otaru Canal next to Otaru Canal Plaza. The museum restarted as the role...
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Otaru Museum Canal Branch

Otaru Museum Canal Branch

Otaru Museum Canal Branch is located near Otaru Canal and next to Otaru Canal Plaza. This is the canal branch of Otaru museum which is located in Temiya, used to be called Otaru Transport Museum(小樽交通記念館). The museum restarted as the...
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