@Iwate Prefectural Museum was established in October, 1980 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Iwate.@This museum has a comprehensive collection of materials concerning archaeology, history, folklore, and natural science. The museum deals with the collection, research and preservation of cultural materials, and also provides educational opportunities through lectures and open-air nature studies.@These activities and exhibits provide the public with in-depth information about Iwate.

(l ` exhibition is closed. A new exhibition room,Theme exhibition Natural History on the 1F is shown in Japanese only.)

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