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.
- Free Admission
- Opening Times
- December 31, January 1 *Akita Dog Exhibition Room/Monday (or the following weekday if Monday falls on a public holiday)
- 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)
- 30 minutes
- Office in Odate City Tourist Exchange Center "Akita Dog Visitor Centre (Akita Inu no Sato)
- Telephone Number
- E-mail address