Bisai Museum of History and Folklore

The area in which the Bisai Museum of History and Folklore is located prospered as a post station called "Okoshi Juku." Visitors can learn the lifestyle of people at that time through exhibitions of dioramas and real objects. Next to the museum, there is the former house and garden of wealthy merchant Hayashi, which is open to the public to view.


Location 494-0006 211 Shimomachi, Okoshi, Ichinomiya City
Business hours 9:00 – 17:00(last admission at 16:30)

・Mondays (the following day if Monday is a holiday)
・The day following a holiday (Open if it falls on a holiday)
・Year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 28 – 31, Jan. 1 – 4)
Fee Admission: Free of charge
Parking Free of charge


  • Car
    ・Take Prefectural Road 14 up north from Ichinomiya-Nishi I.C. of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, turn left at the “Mabiki Yokote” traffic light, go straight for about 15 min., go through the “Okoshi-Nishi Akaneya” traffic light, pass under a pedestrian bridge, turn left at the next intersection (before going up to the bank), and go straight for about 200 meters.
  • Train
    Public Transportation
    ・Take a Meitetsu bus bound for “Okoshi” (Boarding place No. 2) from JR Owari-Ichinomiya Station or Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station (Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line), get off at the “Okoshi” bus stop, and walk for 5 min.