Access Information

Opening Times

Closed days April-November December-March
Every Tuesday 9.00 – 17.00 9.00 – 16.30
※if a Tuesday is a national holiday,then the nextday. ※except for April, May, October and November.

Admission Prices

Visit Visit + Restaurant “Misogura”
Adults: Individual 800 JPY 550 JPY
Group (minimum 20 persons)700 JPY
Children: Individual400 JPY 200 JPY
Group (minimum 20 persons)300 JPY

〈 Individual concessions 〉 ● Elementary and junior high school pupils are admitted free on Sundays and public holidays. ● Students (with identification) are admitted at the group rate. ● Seniors (70 years or over, with identification) are admitted at the group rate. ● Disabled visitors and one accompanying carer (both with identification) are admitted half- price. Note: Concessions are not cumulative.

Restaurant Misogura Information

Guided Tours(free)

Guided tours of the museum by members of staff take place at the following times. Tours last about 15 minutes.


■ Address
2-15-25 Soumi, Konan Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture 950-0205
Tel: +81-25-385-2001+81-25-385-2001/Fax: +81-25-385-3929
■ Expressway:
4km (5 minutes) from Niitsu Interchange on the Banetsu Expressway
■ Taxi:
10 minutes from JR Niitsu Station, or 20 minutes from JR Niigata Station
■ Bus:
Take the bus from Bandai City Bus Center in the direction of Akiha Ward via Soumi and alight at Kami Soumi Museum. From there the museum is a 2-minute walk.

〈 Bus information 〉 The bus follows a scenic route along the banks of the Aganogawa River. Since the service is infrequent, we advise you to check first either on the Niigata Kotsu website or by calling +81-25-246-6333+81-25-246-6333 for information on bus routes and times.

Time to nearby facilities

1 min walk
Shibata city
Tsukioka Onsen
30 min drive
Shibata city
40 min drive
Niigata City
Northern Culture Museum Niigata Branch
40 min drive
Niigata City
Befco Bakauke Observation Room 【TOKI MESSE】
30 min drive
Niigata City
Imayotsukasa (sake brewery tour)
30 min drive
Yahiko village
Yahiko Shrine
90 min drive

Parking information

The car park provides free parking for 400 standard cars and 30 large cars. There are car parks at the front and west entrances. Please use the west car park if you have a large car.

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Other information

■ You may leave your bags in a locker or in the office. ■ Wheelchairs for indoor and outdoor use are available.

Visitors with small childrenVisitors with small children

Visitors with small children are very welcome. Do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff if you have any problems

■ Free Admission

・Children below school age are admitted free. ・Elementary and junior high school children are admitted free on Sundays and public holidays.

■ Equipment

・Baby cars are available at reception. ・Diaper changing mats are available in the WC beneath the West Gate Stage.

■ Explorer Sheet

・Explorer sheets are available on request at reception. The idea is to discover the answers to the questions on the sheet as you explore the museum. ・Before you go home, remember to show the completed explorer’s sheet to someone at reception! You will be given a souvenir!