Old western-style house | What to do after Ghibli Museum

Do you have any plan after visiting the famous Ghibli museum? If you have an hour or two before heading out to next destination, why don’t you visit an old house of Yuzo Yamamoto | Memorial Museum which is just around the corner?

Japanese western-style house was built in Taisho Era (1912 – 1926 the reign of the Emperor Yoshihito). The house belonged to a politician and author, Yuzo Yamamoto. His publicized major novel is “Robou no Ishi”.

It is extremely rare that such western style house from Taisho Era remains in immaculate condition in Tokyo. In 1994, Mitaka city designated Yamamoto house as its cultural property.

Yuzo Yamamoto Memorial Museum Mitaka city

Basic Info | An old house of Yuzo Yamamoto Memorial Museum

  • Admission fee: 300 JPY (approximately $3.00)
  • Visiting hours: 9:30~17:00
  • Closed on Monday and new years (Dec 29th – Jan 4th)
  • Tel: 0422-42-6233

How to get there

It is about 10 minutes walk from Ghibli Museum.

If you have any questions on Yuzo Yamamoto Memorial Museum, please leave a comment. I will get back to you shortly :D

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