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Ken Domon Museum of Photography

Written on 2017-06-28 in 2 ART & MUSEUMS

This museum, the country’s first photography museum and the world’s first private photography museum, was built in 1983. Ken Domon donated all 70,000 of his photos to the city. Visitors can enjoy appreciating not onl...

Sakata City Museum of Art

Written on 2017-06-28 in 2 ART & MUSEUMS

Since this museum is located on a hill, a panoramic view of Mt. Chokai, the Mogami River, and the city center can be seen from here. There are permanent displays of artwork by a famous Japanese oil painter, Shigeru Morit...

Sakata Aioi Kudo Museum

Written on 2017-06-28 in 2 ART & MUSEUMS

A traditional townhouse built in 1928 was renovated into a private museum in 2006. Artwork from Sakata artists and antique kasafuku are exhibited.

Homma Museum

Written on 2017-06-08 in 2 ART & MUSEUMS

Since dockworkers lost their jobs during the wintertime, the head of the fourth generation of the Homma Family, Kodo derived a plan to construct and maintain the garden, Kakubuen as a measure against unemployment. Built ...

Sakata Municipal Archives Center

Written on 2017-06-08 in 2 ART & MUSEUMS

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.    

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