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Oya History Museum

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

Oya History Museum in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, where you can feel the grandeur of the underground space

The museum is themed on the history of Oya stone, the specialty of Oya. The vast underground space of the former stone mine is full of grandeur with a depth of 30 meters and an area of 20,000 square meters. It is easily accessible from central Utsunomiya and famous as a concert venue and a shooting location for many different movies, TV dramas, and music videos.

Oya Keikan Park

At the riverside park near Oya History Museum, the rock cliff has a rough surface. The powerful landscape is a scenic beauty designated by the Japanese government. Relax on the wide green lawn and enjoy the landscape of the Oya stone cliff.

Location

Name Oya History Museum
Web Sites (In Japanese) http://www.oya909.co.jp/
Address 909 Oya-machi, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi
Access From the JR Utsunomiya Station bus stop near the west exit of JR Utsunomiya Station on the JR Tohoku Line (Utsunomiya Line), take Kanto Bus bound for Tateishi (approximately 30 minutes), get off at Shiryokan Iriguchi bus stop and walk approximately 5 minutes
Approximately 15 minutes' drive from the Utsunomiya IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Business Hours 9:00 to 17:00 (Final entry: 16:30)
Closed April to November: Open seven days a week
December to March: Every Tuesday (open on Tuesday and closed on the following day if Tuesday is a national holiday)
Year-end through New Year's holidays: December 26 to January 1
Inquiries TEL: 028-652-1232
Admission Adults: 800 yen; Children (junior high school or elementary school students): 400 yen

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