Sumon Folk Museum
Uonuma City
Manuscripts from the early Edo period that over a glimpse into the unique Snow Country life.
This facility is associated with the Megurotei, and over 10,000 objects are on display, from historical documents dating to the early Edo Period, household articles peculiar to the snow country, unique folk artifacts such as tsugura (special braziers for keeping children warm), functionally designed farming implements, and many other objects that give a glimpse of the lifestyle of the time.
Address 892 Subara, Uonuma city, Niigata prefecture
Telephone 025-797-3220
Business Time 9:00~16:00
Business Term Open all year
Price 300JPY(over 20 people: 250JPY)
URL h t t p : / / w w w . c i t y . u o n u m a . n i i g a t a . j p / m e g u r o t e i /
Other Three in one ticket includes sights Megurotei/Yunotanni Folk Museum/ Adult: 500JPY/Child: 100JPY / (Group over 20 people) Adult: 400JPY/Child: 60JPY
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How go get to Sumon Folk Museum
Take Joetsu Line from Echigoyuzawa Station, and get off at Koide Station. Change Oshirakawa Line buses to Suhara Station. About 20 minutes from there.
Closest Bus Stop
600m from Suhara Station kado (UA24) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo20 minutes from Koide IC on R252
From Niigata20 minutes from Horinouchi IC on R252
These facilities are close by
Megurotei (Cultual Heritage Residence)
House of a wealthy farmer was built in 1797. An important national cultural property
Subara Ski Resort
Excellent snow quality and an awesome quad lift.
Okutadami Recreation City Park Suhara Area
Located in the same area as Megurotei (Cultual Heritage Residence)
Echigo Yukikura Museum
Storage in an Echigo snow store.
Satoke (Cultual Heritage Residence)
House built in 1738 by farmers tells the history of Snow Country
Japan Agricultural Co-operatives Kitauonuma-Sumon Branch
Subara Police Box
JR Okutadami Line Echigo-Suhara Station
Kokuminhoken Sumon Clinic
Sumon Post Office