The Iwami-Adachi Museum
The museum was established in 1977 as a foundation
to exhibit some 950
local art goods then possessed by Keizo Adachi as his personal collection.
It now displays a total of 2,500 items of art products, mostly made by
local artists in Iwami region, the western part of Shimane Prefecture. The
art goods currently being displayed include Iwami swords, sword guards,
paintings, calligraphic works, ceramic wares, dyed cloths and Nagahama
The museum lies halfway between Hamada city
and Kotsu city along
National Route 9. Located near the one-story white-colored building are
Iwami Seaside Park and maritime museum Aquas. In 1979, it was registered
as the third museum in Shimane Prefecture by Japanese museum law.
Visitors can have the best access to the cultural history of art
products and folk handicrafts in Iwami region whenever they visit the
museum which regards providing them with such opportunities as its calling.
The displayed items are replaced regularly every three months for each
season. Special exhibitions focusing on a certain theme will be also held
once or twice a year.
The museum opens from 10:00 a.m. to 15:30
It closes everyTuesday.
The admission fee for adults is 500 yen,
@@@@@@@@@@@@@ students 200 yen
@and@elementary school students 100 yen.
Students can enter the museum free of charge on Saturday.
The address: 1655-28 Kushiro-cho, Hamada city, Japan 697-0004
The phone: 0855-28-1920