Tono Tourism Association Official Website

Tourist Information Center
Tabinokura Tono (Souvenir)
Tourist Information Center
Tabinokura Tono (Souvenir)

Places in Tono



Opened in 1980, this is the first museum in Japan devoted to folk customs. Focused around The Legends of Tono, you will see displays and videos about the nature, life, culture and history of Tono and its people.


Address 3-9 Higashidate-cho, Tono, Iwate, Japan
Business hours 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
Closed Closed last day of each month (and Mondays between Nov - March), also closed some days for materials maintenance
Fee General: 310 yen / Elementary, middle school, and high school students: 160 yen
Access 0.7km from Tono Station (about 9 minutes’ walk)
Parking Free Parking: 80 car spaces
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