Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence

The Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence was built in 1900 as a residence for the missionaries who came to teach at To-o Gijuku, the first private school in Aomori Prefecture founded in 1872, and located at current O-temon Square until when the schoolhouse was moved in 1987. After that, this residence building was kept here, and currently Hirosaki City owned it. It is representing the lifestyle of foreigner in Meiji era with display of the furniture and equipment from old days. Currently, there is a café on the first floor and visitors can enjoy break time with the window view of miniature building arts at O-temon Square.

General Information

Address
青森県弘前市下白銀町2-1
Contact
Hirosaki Tourism And Convention Bureau
Telephone Number
0172-35-3131
Opening Times
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Café opens from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Last order 5:30
Closures
December 29th - January 3rd
Prices
Free for tour around (excepting Café)
Directions
JR Hirosaki Station, Station Front Bus Stop,
Hirosaki City Dotemachi Loop Bus (15 min.ride, ¥100)
Hirosaki City Hall Front Bus Stop
3 minutes on walk
Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence
Website
Hirosaki Tourism And Convention BureauSee trip advisor

Basic Information

  • Multilingual
    Staff
  • Multilingual
    Signs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Contactless
    Payments
  • Tax Free
  • Parking Lot
  • Barrier-Free
    Toilet
  • Barrier-Free

COVID-19 Prevention

  • Face Masks
    Required
  • Sanitizing
    Stations
  • Temperature
    Checks
  • Physical
    Distancing

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