Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence

Culture - Hirosaki-city


The Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence was built in 1900 as a residence for the missionaries who came to teach at To-o Gijuku, the first private school in Aomori Prefecture founded in 1872, and located at current O-temon Square until when the schoolhouse was moved in 1987. After that, this residence building was kept here, and currently Hirosaki City owned it. It is representing the lifestyle of foreigner in Meiji era with display of the furniture and equipment from old days. Currently, there is a café on the first floor and visitors can enjoy break time with the window view of miniature building arts at O-temon Square.

Basic Information

Address O-temon Suare, 2-1 Shimo-shiroganecho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori 036-8356
Tel Hirosaki Tourism And Convention Bureau; 0172-35-3131
Fax Hirosaki Tourism And Convention Bureau; 0172-35-3132
Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Café opens from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Last order 5:30
Closed December 29th - January 3rd
Price Free for tour around (excepting Café)
Wi-Fi Available
URL Hirosaki Tourism And Convention Bureau (English, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese)


JR Hirosaki Station, Station Front Bus Stop, Hirosaki City Dotemachi Loop Bus (15 min.ride, ¥100) Hirosaki City Hall Front Bus Stop 3 minutes on walk Former To-o Gijuku Missionary Residence

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