CULTURE.NAGANONagano Prefecture Culture and Art Information Dissemination Site

Cultural facility

Tanaka Shinzaemon / Benzo Memorial HallTanaka Shinzaemon Benzokinenkan

As an educational center, educational materials from the temple huts and hometown schools (private schools) at the end of the Edo period, the beginning of the national school system, are exhibited.This material is the largest number of educational books in Japan, including educational books and materials used by Master Tanaka Shinzaemon and Master Tanaka Tsuzo, who were active as educators at the time.In addition, daily necessities, folk tools, farm tools, clothing, festival tools, memorandums of the region, etc. used by the family during the time of the village head are exhibited.In addition, national affairs materials from the Meiji era, Taisho era, and Showa era to the prewar period are exhibited. (Partially deposited at the National Archives of Japan)

Facility data
Name of facility Tanaka Shinzaemon / Benzo Memorial HallTanaka Shinzaemon Benzokinenkan
Address 〒383-0046Nakano City Katashio 449
Phone Number 0269-22-5169
Opening Hours 10: 00-16: 00 (Admission until 15:30)
closing day Wednesday, New Year's holiday (December 12-January 28)
Admission fee General 100 yen, free for college students and younger, free for people 70 and older, group discount for 5 or more people
Parking Lot Normal 15 units, large 2 units (free)
15 minutes by bus bound for Tategahana from Nagano Electric Railway Shinshu-Nakano Station, 3 minutes walk from Katsushio Station 15 minutes by car from

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