Aizu Folk Museum

Travel Guide - Aizu Folk Museum


Located next to Hideo Noguchi Memorial Hall, Aizu Folk Museum displays articles and tools used by the local people of pre-modern days or in the late Edo period (1603 – 1868).
There are a Japanese traditional house called Former Baba Family Residence which was used to be the local farmer's house and a hut where candle wax was produced.
The both of the buildings are designated as national cultural properties.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (April - October)
  • 9:00 – 16:30 (November - March)


  • Tuesdays (March 21 – October 31, except national holidays)
  • Tuesday - Friday (November 20 – March 20. Except for New Year's holidays)

Access / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes from JR Inawashiro Station by the bus bound for Nagahama / Kin-no-hashi. Get off at Noguchi Hideyo Kinenkan-mae Bus stop.

Address / Location

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