上杉の歴史と舞台芸術を合せ持つ
博物館・文化施設
伝国の杜 Denkoku-no-Mori

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博物館開館時間
9:00~17:00
(入館は16:30まで)

博物館休館日
4月~11月は毎月第4水曜日。
12月~3月は毎週月曜日。
(月曜日が休日の場合は
その直後の平日)
※年末年始休館があります。
※臨時休館があります。

2019(平成31)年度
休館日カレンダー(pdf)

文化ホール休館日
毎週月曜日
(月曜日が休日の場合は
その直後の平日)
※年末年始休館があります。
※臨時休館があります。

‘Denkoku no Mori’
- a museum and cultural facility dedicated to the history of the Uesugi and the Performing Arts.

Last Update(2019/9/30)


About



‘Denkoku no Mori’ is a facility that consists of the Yamagata Prefecture ‘Okitama Culture Hall’ and ‘Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum’. Located on the second floor are the ‘Large Meeting Room’ and ‘Small Meeting Room’, which can be used for receptions and academic conferences. Also available is an information library and activity room, café corner and museum shop.


Special Exhibition
The Uesugi Clan: Cultures of Samurai and the Nobility


First segment of exhibition
September 21 (Sat.) - October 20 (Sun.)
Second segment of exhibition
October 26 (Sat.) - November 24 (Sun.)

Ancient documents belonging to the Uesugi Clan, regarded as some of the most important works regarding samurai, will be on display.
Works handed down thorugh the Uesugi Clan such as paintings, works of literature, swords, and clothing will be available for viewing as well. (This special exhibition and the permanent exhibition will be combined into one for the duration of this display.)

National Treasure: The Uesugi Clan's Views of Kyoto Folding Screen
2019 October 26 (Sat.) - November 24 (Sun.)

The original folding screen will be on display for a limited time. For a guide to viewing the sights of Kyoto found on the folding screen.


Google street view

You can view part of the interior of the building from Google street view.


Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum


‘Uesugi Rakuchū Rakugai Zubyōbu’

‘Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum’ contains thousands of items related to the Uesugi clan, important cultural items and national treasures.

Permanent exhibition

The permanent collection exhibition room is centered on the theme of ‘the Okitama Region and Yonezawa during the Edo period’, with focus on the culture and history of the Uesugi Clan. Included in the exhibition are videos, dioramas and even a matchlock shooting game for you to try.
Located in the ‘Uesugi Bunhanakan’ is the ‘Uesugi Rakuchū Rakugai Zubyōbu’ decorative folding screen (original and copy) and ‘The Uesugi Clan Archives’ (national treasure) on permanent display.

・For more information on permanent displays Museum Pamphlet (PDF)
・National Treasure Ueusgi Rakuchū Rakugai Zubyōbu’ (Decorative folding screen) Pamphlet (PDF)

Admission charge

Permanent exhibition


Permanent exhibition
Adults ¥410(330)
High school/ university/ college students ¥210(150)
Elementary/ middle school students ¥110(60)

( )indicates prices for those in groups of 20 or more

Exhibition room


Exhibitions in the exhibition room are changed around every two months with many items being related to the Uesugi Clan, the Yonezawa domain, and the culture/history of the Okitama region – as well as works by local artists.

·Exhibition schedule can be found here (Japanese)
·Entrance fee differs with exhibition

Opening hours

9:00 - 17:00 (last admission 16:30)

 

Closed

・April – November : 4th Wednesday of the month)
December – March : Every Monday
End of year holidays
*Please note there may be changes to this schedule due to maintenance.

Okitama Cultural Hall


hall hall

The ‘Okitama Culture Hall’ is a concert hall with 500 seats and one of the most extravagant stages in the Yamagata Prefecture. This one stage allows for 3 different types of performance.

·Concert Hall’ with German Steinway Piano.
·Theatre’ with a large and extravagant play stage for various performances.
·Noh-Gaku-Dō’ The portable Noh stage located at the entrance of ‘Denkoku no Mori’.





The Noh Stage can be moved into the hall via a hover device. This is the only Noh theatre in Japan to do so. You can view this here


Access

Denkoku no Mori 1-2-1, Marunouchi, Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture 992-0052 (google map)
TEL 0238-26-8000  FAX 0238-26-2660
Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum TEL 0238-26-8001
Okitama Cultural Hall TEL 0238-26-2666
[E-mail] welcome@denkoku-no-mori.yonezawa.yamagata.jp

Around 2km from JR Yonezawa Station, Uesugi-Jinja Shrine Area
Yonezawa City Circle Route Bus: Get off at ‘Uesugi-Jinja Mae’
Yonezawa City South-Bound Circle Route Bus: Get off at Kunori Gakuen Mae (210 Yen)
Around 4km from Tohoku-Chuo Expressway Yonezawa Chuo IC(E13-9)

Yonezawa sightseeing Navi


Access to Yonezawa
Overview of Yonezawa