Odate City Tourist Exchange Center Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato) (Odate City, Akita Prefecture)

Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato) has opened in front of Odate Station in Odate, the home of the Akita dog, Chuken Hachiko!

Odate City Tourist Exchange Center Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato) where visitors can meet Akita dogs, opened in front of Odate Station in 2019. 

The exterior of the building is designed after Shibuya Station in the Taisho era (1912-1926), where Hachiko, the loyal dog born in Odate, waited for his owner.

Inside the museum is an Akita Dog Exhibition Room where you can meet Akita dogs, an Akita Dog Museum where materials related to Akita dogs are displayed, and a Souvenir Corner. 

General Information

Address
秋田県大館市御成町1丁目13番1号
Prices
Free Admission
Opening Times
9:00-17:00
Closures
December 31, January 1 *Akita Dog Exhibition Room/Monday (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a public holiday)
Directions
3-minute walk from JR Odate Station
Car Park
Free of charge
Standard-sized cars: 102 spaces
Large buses: 5 spaces
Disabled: 4 spaces
Official Website
Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato)
Duration
30 minutes

Contact

Contact
Office in Odate City Tourist Exchange Center "Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato)
Telephone Number
0186-59-4649
E-mail address
kankou@city.odate.lg.jp

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