Memorial Museum of Matsusaka Merchant

Travel Guide - Memorial Museum of Matsusaka Merchant


After Matsusaka Castle was constructed by Gamo Ujisato in 1588, Matsusaka town prospered as a commercial center during the Edo Period (1603 – 1868).
Today, one of the old merchant's house was restored and opened to the public as a museum.
The owner of the house originally built around 1700 was Ozu Seizaemon, a typical wealthy merchant at that time.
Valuable and rare items displayed inside the house offer a glimpse of the lifestyle of that period.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 – 16:30 (April – September)
  • 9:00 – 16:00 (October – March)


  • Mondays
  • The following day of national holidays (except Saturday)
  • December 29 – January 3

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Matsusaka Station on the JR lines or Kintetsu Yamada Line

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.
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