Tono Municipal Museum [遠野市立博物館]

Photo by Iwate Prefecture

Photo by Iwate Prefecture

Tono Municipal Museum is located 550 meters south of JR Toono station.

Yanagita Kunio (1875-1962) was a Japanese folklore scholar, and he wrote a book named "Toono stories" that he compiled folktales and legends in Toono.
That became the base of Japanese ethnology.

In this museum, the life of the people and the culture of Toono are introduced based on Yanagita's "Toono stories".

A lot of materials and photos are on display, and the images of large screen are seen.

How to get here

About 550 meters walk from JR Toono station.

Hotels around Hanamaki

Hotels around Hanamaki

Other Tourist Attractions in Toono city

Tono Folktale Museum Kappa-buchi Jokenji temple Denshoen Toono Furusato Village Tsuzuki-ishi rocks Farm house of Chiba Family Unedori-sama shrine Gohyaku Rakan Aragami shrine

Return to Toono city Return to Iwate Prefecture Return to Tohoku Region