Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the museum?

By private car
25 minutes drive from Sanyo Expressway Kuga Interchange (Route 437, toward Ohata and Oshima).
10 minutes by car from the south end of the Oshima Bridge (turn right onto Prefectural Route 4 toward Yashiro Dam).

By public transportation
From JR Ohata Station, take a shared cab for 18 minutes (get off at Yashiro-bashi bus stop on the Okubata Line).
3 minutes on foot from Yashiro-bashi bus stop.

Can I take photos inside the museum?

No, photography is not allowed. We ask for your understanding in this matter.
If you are a member of the press, please contact us in advance.

I would like to search for the roots of my ancestors, what should I do?

There is a search area where you can search the database of travel information. It is easier to search if you prepare the necessary information in advance before visiting the museum.

Click here to download the search format.

Can I have my travel records checked by phone or email?

In order to search for travel records, etc., we basically ask that you come to the museum and do the search yourself.
If you are unable to visit the museum for some reason, please contact us.

Is it possible to use a wheelchair?

Yes, wheelchairs are allowed.
Please contact us in advance so we can tell you where to park.