The center exhibits articles and documents from the kitamae shipping trade in the Edo period (1603–1867), traditional and folk handicrafts, and photographs from the destructive Sakata fire of 1978.



Open: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Closed: Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a holiday); New Year holidays; open every day, including Mondays, from April–November

Admission Fee: 100 yen