Takayama Museum of History and Art

To familiarize visitors up close with the charms of Takayama, the museum exhibits the history and inherited culture of Takayama under the theme of the formation of the castle town and the culture of the townspeople.
The building is a renovated earthen storehouse of the Yajima and Nagata families, wealthy merchants who have been in business since the Edo period. Its 14 exhibition rooms present the history of the castle town of Takayama, as well as the arts and crafts and traditional culture that have been nurtured in it.