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Museum Philosophy, Vision and Mission

Philosophy

A museum that thinks, works and grows with citizens and visitors

Vision

The Tokamachi City Museum explores, preserves and inherits the diverse and rich nature, history and culture of Tokamachi City with citizens and visitors, and disseminates its value both at home and abroad. Through this, we will realize the characteristics and splendor of Tokamachi City, gather people who want to improve the area, and aim to create a society full of pride and vigor.

Mission

  1. In order to respond to the intellectual interests of citizens, we collect, store, research, research, exhibit and disseminate materials and information, and play a role as a base for lifelong learning.
  2. By considering the history, lifestyle and industry unique to this region as an attractive property and utilizing it to interact with visitors, we contribute to regional development.
  3. We will grow together while interacting with citizens and visitors, and will also work in cooperation with museum friends and other museum-related organizations.
  4. We will deepen citizens’ understanding of the history and culture of the region and create new value together with citizens for a better future.

History

Old museum

1976

Completed the storage of cultural assets (managed by the Social Education Division)

1979

Established Tokamachi City Museum Frinds
Tokamachi City Museum opened (independent from Social Education Division)

1986

Opening of the Botanical Garden

1988

Opening of the “Iseki Hiroba”(Historical Site Park)

1989

Completion of Chijimi storage and museum extension

1990

Established Cultural Property Division

1991

Opening of the Archeology exhibition room

1994

Completed replacement of permanent exhibition

1988

Completion of expansion of a special exhibition room for object unearthed at the Sasayama Site

2004

Chuetsu Earthquake

2007

Chuetsu-oki Earthquake

2009

Reconstruction of the renovated residence of the “Iseki Hiroba”

2012

Nagano Prefecture Northern Earthquake

2014

Completion of repair of thatched roof of a restored house in the “Iseki Hiroba”(Historical Site Park)

2019

Closed from December 2nd

文化財収蔵庫

旧十日町市博物館

New Museum

2015

Formulated new Tokamachi City Museum basic plan

2016

Basic design / implementation design

2019

Completion of new museum (building)

2020

Opened from June 1st

現在の十日町市博物館

Equipment outline

The Tokamachi City Museum consists of a museum, Iseki Hiroba(Historical Site Park), restored houses, and a local botanical garden.

企画展示室

Special exhibition room

講堂

Auditorium

体験室

Experience room

ミュージアムショップ

Museum shop

多目的トイレ

Multipurpose toilet

授乳室

Nursing room

Equipment Total floor area Breakdown
Building 3,107㎡ By floor 1st floor 1,835㎡
2nd floor 1,272㎡
By function Exhibition room 976㎡
Storage / laboratory 976㎡
Entrance, auditorium, etc. 366㎡
Management room 490㎡
Machine room 299㎡
Local botanical garden 2,879㎡
Iseki Hiroba(Historical Site Park) 3,084㎡ (Including parking)