Meiji Mura
Museum type :
Art and History

Established in :
March 18,1965

Holidays :
None

Visiting Hours :
9:30 to 5:00

Contact No :
0568/67-0314

Location :
Inuyama,Aichi prefecture , Japan

Display Objects :

Meiji Mura, Aichi is an open air museum showcasing Meiji period (1868-1912) architecture and culture. Meiji Mura or - Meiji village - museum is located in Inuyama, near Nagoya in Aichi prefecture, Japan. The Meiji Mura Open Air Museum in Japan preserves historic buildings from Japan's Meiji (1867-1912), Taisho (1912-1926), and early Showa (1926-1989) periods. Over 60 historical buildings have been moved and reconstructed of rolling hills alongside Lake Iruka.




Description :

  • Meiji Mura is an open-air architectural museum/theme park in Inuyama, near Nagoya in Aichi prefecture, Japan.

  • The museum preserves historic buildings from Japan Meiji (1867-1912), Taisho (1912-1926), and early Showa (1926-1989) periods.

  • Meiji Mura Open Air Museum in Japan was the brainchild of Taniguchi Yoshiro (an architect and professor at Tokyo University) and Moto Tsuchikawa (an executive of the Meitetsu Company).

  • Meiji Mura Open Air Museum in Japan was opened on March 18, 1965 on the banks of the Lake Iruka reservoir, with 15 buildings.

  • The most noteworthy building at Meiji Mura Open Air Museum in Japan is the reconstructed main entrance and lobby of Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Imperial Hotel.

  • Representative buildings from across Japan have been relocated to Meiji Mura Open Air Museum in Japan in order to preserve the period's architectural and cultural heritage.