Benibana Museum was been the residence of Horigome Shirobei, who was the wealthiest man in this area. The total area of the residence is about 80a, and there were thirteen warehouses at past, but including the main house, almost of the warehouses were demolished since those had become dilapidated through years of neglect.
In this residence, about 5,000 items such as weapons, household utensils and old documents are preserved.
The residence was donated to Kahoku Town in 1976, it has been maintenance and restoration, and opened as the “Benibana Museum” in May 1984.
March – October 9:00 – 17:00
November – February 9:00 – 16:00
Year-end and New Year holidays.
2ndThursday every month.
※When 2ndThursday is national holiday, the next day will be closed.)
High School：150 yen
Group (20 people or more)
High School：120 yen
※Child under elementary school are free for admission.
A. 2,000 yen maximum 5 people per annual pass
B. 1,000 yen maximum 2 people per annual pass
Kahoku Town Tourism Association
Bo-1143, Yachi, Kahoku Town, Nishimurayama-gun, Yamagata, Japan 999-3511