A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Tsuchiura City Museum reopened

The reopening of 土浦市立博物館, or the Tsuchiura City Museum after a six-month refurbishment is today. The admission to the museum is free today though this museum’s admission fee is very inexpensive to begin with. A Japanese tea ceremony club in Tsuchiura will serve free tea to first 100 people today, and on July 8, 15, and 22 from 10AM to 3PM.

Kijo Park next to (or behind) the City Museum is a nice to place to have a picnic. There’s a nice pond teemed with carp, and if you (or your kids) get tired of looking at the fish, then you can turn around and look at monkeys instead!

The Machikado Kura I wrote about a while ago is located within minutes of the museum/park.
Related posts:
Sakura-themed exhibit in Tsuchiura
Retro-bus from Tsukuba Station

Tsuchiura City Museum
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Closed on Mondays* and holidays and between Dec.28 to Jan.4
(*If a holiday falls on Monday, the following Tuesday will also be closed.) The museum will be open on April 29, May 3 to 5, and November 3.
105 yen (group rate 75 yen) for adults, 50(30) yen for elementary, junior high and high school students. Students get in free on Saturdays. The visitors to the museum will be able to enter the “east watchtower” in the Kijo Park next to the museum if they present the museum ticket at the east watchtower.

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