Hakodate Jomon Culture Center

The only national Treasure (Japan) in Hokkaido
Permanent exhibition of Chuku-dogu (a hollow clay figure).


Exhibits of excavated excavated from Jomon cultural relics of Hakodate.

Roadside station and adjoining.

Business hoursApril - October; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm,
November - March; 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Regular closed dayEvery Monday(closed the next day if Monday are national holidays), & last Friday, Dec. 29 - Jun. 3
Correspondence languageJapanese 
Other information
Fee 300 yen
  • 80 minutes by bus to the “Usujiri syogakko-Mae” bus stop
  • 10 minutes on foot
    *Please check with the bus center in front of Hakodate Station for details.
    (It takes about 60 minutes by car)
Located in the Minamikayabe district in the north of Hakodate, this museum is intended for people to know Jomon culture. Stoneware, earthenware and accessories, including a national treasure Chuku-dogu (a hollow clay figure) made 3,500 years ago, are exhibited.

Map of surrounding areas


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  • Hakodate Community CenterHakodate Community Center It is still used in the community center of retro atmosphere now.
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  • Hakodate Kameda Hachimangu shrineHakodate Kameda Hachimangu shrine Established in 1390. It is also famous as the place of surrender pledge of the Battle of Hakodate.
  • Hakodate International FoundationHakodate International Foundation We are engaged in related business related to international exchange. It is used for many visitors from abroad.
  • Goryokaku-koen-mae (Tram)Goryokaku-koen-mae (Tram) Goryokaku-koen-mae (Tram)
  • Hakodate High SchoolHakodate High School Hakodate High School.
  • Hakodate Tram Signalling ControlHakodate Tram Signalling Control A person came in and switched the switch of the electric type streetcar point visually.
  • Hakodate Iai GakuinHakodate Iai Gakuin An integrated school for junior high school and high school. Commonly appearing on CM and movie shooting in American style architecture with entrance porch impressive.
  • Former Umezu ShotenFormer Umezu Shoten When the "Jujigai" was the central area of Hakodate Economy, it was a shop that succeeded dealing with rare western alcoholic drinks and foods.