Odate area

Akita Dog Museum

A one of a kind museum dedicated to Japanese dogs

The museum displays a range of artifacts and materials relating to the history of Akita dogs. It was built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Akita Dog Preservation Society and is the only musuem in the world dedicated to Japanese dogs.

A stature of Hachiko, an Akita who gained fame through loyalty to his master, stands outstide the museuem. The statue faces Hachiko's birthplace in southern Odate.

Further information

【Address】13-1 Aza Sannomaru Ōdate City,Akita

【Phone number】0186-42-2502

【Open】From 9:00 to 16:00

【Closed】Afternoon of August 13, December 28 to January 3,
Mid-November to late-April: Saturday afternoon, Sunday, public holidays

【Admission】Adult- ¥200 (Groups of more than 30 people - ¥100),
Child- ¥100 yen(Groups of more than 30 people - ¥50)

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【Akita Dog Museum】
13-1 Aza Sannomaru Ōdate City,Akita