The Tokugawa Museum

Recommended Spot

The Tokugawa Museum was established in 1977 by the Suifu-Meitokukai Foundation, to which Kuniyuki Tokugawa, the 13th lord of the feudal Mito that was a branch of the Tokugawa Shogun family, had donated the heritage of successive lords' belongings and archaic writings.
There are approximately 30,000 collections, mainly left by Ieyasu Tokugawa (the first Shogun), his son Yorifusa, the successive feudal lords, and their families. The Museum also exhibits the manuscripts of Dai Nihon-shi (The Great History of Japan) kept in Shoko-kan on the same site and about 30,000 old documents that were gathered to make the history book.
The Tokugawa Museum is the only museum that exhibits a large collection of historical materials relevant to understanding the lives of Daimyo families, focusing on the Mito Tokugawa family.
※The photo got permission from the Tokugawa Museum.


LOCATION 1-1215-1 Migawa, Mito
CONTACT The Tokugawa Museum
HOURS 10:00-17:00
Please enter 30min before the closing time.
ADMISSION Adults: 1,200 yen. Children: 900 yen. ( Adults: 1,080 yen. Children: 810 yen for groups.)
CLOSED Mondays (Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday.)
ACCESS By car: Approx. 20min from Mito IC on Joban Expressway.
By train: Get off at Mito Station on the JR Joban Line and take a bus at Bus Stop No.4 at North Exit of the station. Get off the bus at Migawa Ni-chome. 5min on foot.


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