Northern Culture Museum, Niigata

Northern Culture Museum (北方文化博物館, Hoppō Bunka Hakubutsukan) is an open-air museum in Kōnan-ku, Niigata, Japan. It contains the well known mansion of a wealthy farming family called gōnō (豪農), gardens and houses in Edo period. There is also a branch in Chūō-ku, Niigata.
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  • We had difficulty finding this place, and once we did and paid the ¥350 fee each, we quickly realised it wasn't worth it. It's not actually a museum - just some rich guy's house with his possessions.....  more »
  • We were fascinated by the beauty and scent of superb wisteria garden. The Garden view from Main house is amazingly beautiful ! For the handicapped guest, Staffs of the museum treat us gently and...  more »
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  • Good historic buildings and Japanese garden.
  • Very limited exhibition. It’s basically about local farming only. The name of the museum is misleading.

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