This museum houses a permanent collection of historical materials from primitive antiquity to modern times, as well as arts and crafts and ancient documents. In the spacious grounds, there are also relocated farmhouse buildings from the Edo period and Western-style school buildings from the Meiji period, which can be visited. Every year in November, about 60 ginkgo trees in the garden change color and the rows of ginkgo trees are lit up.
|Address||2-1-15 Midori-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken|
|Business Hour*1||9:30 to 17:00 (Admission is 30 minutes before closing)|
|Closed*2||Mondays (Holidays are open, closed the following day)|
|Genre*3||Historic documents and cultural properties of Ibaraki prefecture|
|Entrance Fee*4||Special exhibitions: Adults ¥350, 70+ ¥170, College students ¥180 (special exhibitions are not included)|
|Access*5||It takes about 10 minutes from JR Mito(JJ26) s station to "Rekidshikan Kairakuen Iriguchi" bus stop by Ibaraki Kotsu bus for Kairakuen direction, and about 2 minutes walk from "Rekishikan Kairakuen Iriguchi" bus stop|
|*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 There are also end-of-year and temporary closures *3 Blanks refer to all genres. *4 Admission prices may vary depending on the event. Check for senior citizens, children and group discounts.*5 The times shown are approximate.|
Precautions may be taken to prevent the spread of corona infection. Please contact the gallery for more information.