The Official Tourism Site of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
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The Nakayama Cultural History Museum

Koko Hakubutsukan 考古博物館

Jomon HouseThe Museum houses various local artefacts and has a replica of an ancient dwelling outside. (One of two was Burnt down recently).
Of interest is the contents of a local ancient grave found on top of the nearby hill, Mt Kobo.

It also contains earthenware and stone tools from the Jomon period (8000 BC to 200 BC) to the Heian period (794-1192) which are displayed in chronological order.

Access A 30-minute drive from Matsumoto IC
A 5-minute walk from "Nakayama reien-guchi" bus stop of Nakayama line
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Hours 9am - 5pm (doors close 4:30pm)
Closed Mondays (but open on National Holiday-Mondays, closed next day instead), Dec 29 to Jan 3rd
Admission Y200 for adults, Y150 for parties of over 20, free for ES/JHS students
Tel 0263-86-4710

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