Kyotaro Nishimura visited Yugawara to rest, and, enchanted by its climate, natural features and the personality of its people, he decided to set up his final abode here. Sparked by this decision, “Nishimura Kyotaro Museum” was established.
In addition to his works, surpassing 300 and including his handwritten manuscripts, large dioramas and his treasured collection, which symbolize his life as a novelist, are also exhibited.
Please, do get to know Kyotaro Nishimura’s charms.

Charges Adults: 500 JPY / junior and senior high school and university students: 300 JPY / elementary schoolers: 100 JPY
Business hours 9:00 - 16:30 (Last entry: 16:00)
A regular holiday Closed every Wednesday. (When a national holiday falls on Wednesday, the museum is open that day and closed the next day.) and Dec. 29th - Jan. 3rd.
Transportation 42-29 Miyakami, Yugawara Town Take the bus for Oku yugawara or Fudo taki from Yugawara Station and get off at Shogakko mae (about a 5 minute ride). Walk 3 minutes. If coming from the Tokyo area, turn right at “Chitose Bridge Intersection” on National Route 135. The museum is close to the Shinkansen overpass.
Inquries Nishimura Kyotaro Museum Phone: 0465(63)1599
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