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Municipal Otaru Literature Museum

Materials from Otaru, such as “kobayashi takiji”, “itō sei” etc are displayed.

This is a must see for fans of literature, with rare items on display such as handwritten manuscripts!

 

 

We tell valuable cultural assets to future children.



Business hours9:30〜17:00
Regular closed dayMonday, next day after the holiday, New Year's Holiday
Other information
Admission
fee 300 yen
Access
10 minutes on foot from JR Otaru Station

Map of surrounding areas




Recommended

  • Bank of Japan Otaru MuseumBank of Japan Otaru Museum Otaru, prospered as the central port town of central Hokkaido before Sapporo was opened, from the distribution of commodities and good haul of herring to the venture into banking.
  • Kitaichi Venetian Art MuseumKitaichi Venetian Art Museum Approximately 3000 Venice glass works are displayed.
  • Sakaimachidori StreetSakaimachidori Street One of the famous tourist spots where many souvenir shops
  • Otaru Sumiyoshi ShrineOtaru Sumiyoshi Shrine The main building. Citizen's during the reclamation need the protection of ancestors and purification from god.
  • Asarigawa OnsenAsarigawa Onsen A hot-spring village know as the backroom of Otaru, 30 minutes from Otaru Station.
  • Ryugu ShrineRyugu Shrine The shrine was built on the native Ainu ground used for religious services after the war of Hokkaido by commander-in-chief Takeaki Enomoto.
  • Otaru Suitengu ShrineOtaru Suitengu Shrine A famous place for cherry blossoms at a hill location overlooking Otaru Port.
  • Temiya Cave Because it is engraved in the fragile rock called the Otaru soft stone, a preservation building along the rock was constructed.
  • Mt. Tengu-yamaMt. Tengu-yama One of the three famous night views of Hokkaido (Otaru's Mt. Tenguyama, Mt. Moiwa, and Mt. Hakodate).
  • GinrinsouGinrinsou Popular for its view from the outdoor bath. The view encompasses the city of Otaru and Ishikari Bay.