ContentsDo & See
In addition to presenting the history and folklore of the region, with a focus on food, the museum also introduces the relationship between tsunami and the local culture. On the first floor, there is a permanent exhibition on the topic of the tsunami that occurred in March 2011, titled “Documentary of the East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the History of Tsunami Disasters.” The art exhibition at the museum showcases works by artists from Tohoku and Hokkaido. There is also an on-site restaurant offering creative cuisine. The facility was designed by Osamu Ishiyama of Waseda University, recipient of the 1995 Architectural Institute of Japan Prize, so many fans of architecture come to visit.
138-5 Akaiwamakisawa, Kesennuma, Miyagi
Access by Public Transit
40-minute walk from Kesennuma City Hospital Station (Kesennuma Line BRT)
Mondays, Tuesdays, & the days following national holidays (excluding Saturdays & Sundays)