Museum of Nagisa

Last Update : August 31, 2015

Museum of Nagisa (Tateyama City Municipal Museum Branch Museum)

Museum of Nagisa
Museum of Nagisa
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Outline of Museum

  On April 1st, 2009, former Chiba Prefectural Awa Museum was rebuilt as the Tateyama Port’s interactional place “Nagisa no eki Tateyama” which contains Museum of Nagisa as the major facility.
 
  Tateyama City Municipal Museum Branch Museum (opened in February 5th, 2011) is located in "Nagisa no eki" Tateyama. This museum introduces life in Boso areas and culture about fishing in Boso areas. The main exhibits are “Items related to fishing in Boso Peninsula” which have been designated as the cultural asset of Japan, and “Items related to Maiwai’s and their production” which have been assigned as the cultural asset of Chiba Prefecture. Maiwai is a celebratory kimono jacket which was distributed to the fisherman from the owner of the fishing company after a big catch of fish.

Exhibitions

1F Collection room

1F Collection room
1F Collection room
Exhibiting whaling materials and large materials, and some wooden ships which were made from nearly extinct method of Japanese ship-building and that related materials.

2F Exhibition room

2F Exhibition room
2F Exhibition room
Introducing from the national important intangible folk cultural asset "Items related to fishing in Boso Peninsula", materials of nets, rods and harpoons. Also introducing fisherman's lives and religions.

2F Special Exhibition room

2F Special Exhibition room
2F Special Exhibition room
Introducing exhibit with collected materials, and also introducing "Awa areas traditional crafts" which has been shown since former Awa Museum.

General Information

Opening Hours

9:00-16:45 (Last admmision by 16:30)

Admission Fees

Free for the time being.

Access

By Train & Highway Bus

From JR Tateyama Station West Entrance, walk about 10 minutes.

By Car

About 15 minutes from Tomiura Interchange, Futtu Tateyama Douro
Free Parking Areas (Available for buses as well) Access to Nagisa no eki Tateyama
Access to Nagisa no eki Tateyama

Closing Days

Since April 2013, Museum of Nagisa opens Monday
Although, Museum will be closed at last Monday
※ "Umibe no hiroba" is closed on Mondays as usual.

Inquiry about This Article
Tateyama City Hall, Mayor's Public Office, Planning Division
1145-1 Hojo, Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture 294-8601, JAPAN
Tel : 0470-22-3163 0470-22-3147   Fax : 0470-23-3115
E-mail : kikakuka@city.tateyama.chiba.jp