The local museum, which utilizes the head office of the former Akita Bank, was constructed in 1912.
The exterior is Renaissance style, and the interior is Baroque style.
It is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property.
It houses traditional Akita crafts, a memorial hall for printmaker Tokushi Katsuhira, and a memorial room for living national treasure metal smith Shiro Sekiya.
- General 210 yen (160 yen)
Free for high school students and younger
Shared admission with the Folk Performing Arts Center: 260 yen (210 yen)
Prices in parentheses ( ) are for groups of 20 or more.
- Opening Times
- 09:30 to 16:30
- Year-end and New Year holiday, closed when preparing exhibits
- About 15 minutes walk from JR Akita Station
- Car Park
- Free for 8 standard cars
- Official Website
- Akita City Akarenga Red Brick Folk Museum official website
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- Telephone Number