Meiho History & Folk Museum


A museum renovated from a wooden elementary school building that was closed in 1974. The number of collection is over 47,000 items. 3,594 of them are designated as national tangible folk cultural properties. In the museum, historical materials (Jomon pottery and stone tools, documents during Edo era), living materials, (Kimono, tableware, furniture) production-related materials (Agriculture, mountain works, sericulture, livestock, hunting, mining, etc.), calligraphy, painting, etc. It is roughly divided into books, and you can see the lifestyle of mountain villages.

Basic Information

501-4303 Meiho, Gujo-shiKera 154Around 20 minutes from Gujo Hachiman IC
Tokai Hokuriku Expressway  Around 20 minutes from Gujo Hachiman IC
Parking lots
Ordinary cars 30 lots, bus lots available
Telephone Number
Opening hours
10:00 - 16:00
Regular holiday
Monday, next day of public holiday (Close on the next day when Monday is a public holiday) , Year end & New year holiday, weekdays in Dec - Mar
Official Web site

Facility service


Not support

For those with small children

  • Nursing room
  • Diaper changing table
  • kids space

Barrier-free service

  • Wheelchair-accessible toilets
  • Ramp/elevator installed
  • omoiyari parking lot

For those with pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Space for pets available
  • Can be accompanied by a carry-on bag

Services for International Visitors

  • Foreign language menus
    English / Simplified Chinese / Chinese / Korean
  • Foreign language customer service
    ( English /Chinese / Cantonese /Korean )
  • Ingredient details in foreign language
    ( English /Simplified Chinese / Chinese /Korean )

Cashless support

  • Credit card
    ( VISA / MASTER / JCB / AMEX / Diners / Union Pay )
  • Electronic payment

Once you step in, you'll find yourself back in the old time, you can find history and folk materials here.

Neko chief editor

Neko chief editor

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