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Shaw Memorial Chapel (Shaw House Museum)

Travel Guide - Shaw Memorial Chapel (Shaw House Museum)

InformationInformation

It is the oldest church in Karuizawa built in 1895 by A.C. Shaw, a Canadian missionary who built the foundations of today's Karuizawa. The local people established a monument and a bust of Shaw here in 1903 as a tribute to the "Father of Karuizawa". Shaw's first villa in Karuizawa is reconstructed next to the chapel and now used as a museum called "Shaw House Museum".

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: 9:00 - 16:00 (in winter)
  • Shaw House Museum: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Shaw House Museum: 9:00 - 18:00 (July - September)

ClosedClosed

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: Irregular
  • Shaw House Museum: Thursdays
  • Shaw House Museum: November - March

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: Admission Free
  • Shaw House Museum: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes from JR Karuizawa Station by the bus bound for Kita-Karuizawa or Kusatsu. Get off at Kyu-Karuizawa, then walk 12 minutes.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 57-1, Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0102

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