Facilities & Locations
The Sanada Treasures Museum
Explore the history of the rulers of Matsushiro, the Sanada clan
- 30 min
- Charge required
The Sanada Treasures Museum showcases the history of the Sanada clan, who ruled as the lords of Matsushiro from the beginning of the 17th century to the end of the 19th century. The museum collects and displays items including samurai gear, such as katana (a type of Japanese sword) and armor, along with calligraphy works, furnishings, and old manuscripts.
Enjoy into the marvelous collection of antiques passed on from Japan’s samurai.
4-1 Matsushiro, Matsushiro-machi, Nagano
- April‐October 9:00–17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
November‐March 9:00‐16:30 (Last entry 16:00)
- Tuesdays (open on public holidays)
Closed for cleaning
Dec. 29 – Jan. 3
elementary and junior high school students: \100
Groups of 20 or more:
elementary and junior high school students: \50
Elementary and junior high school students FREE on Saturdays and May 5
FREE admission on 3rd Mon. in Sep. and Nov. 3
Access ・ Parking lot
- Public transportation
30 min from Nagano Station’s Zenkoji exit.
Board the Alpico Bus (No. 30) bound for Matsushiro at boarding point #3.
Get off at the Matsushiro-eki stop and walk 3 min.
- Private vehicle
- 10 min from the Nagano Interchange
- Sananda Treasures Museum Parking
Lot: 3 large-size buses and around 70 regular vehicles
Municipal parking lot
(3 min walk to the Matsushiro Castle Ruins/Treasures Museum)
Lot: 7 large-size buses and around 23 regular vehicles
- Wheelchair ramp to exhibition room
Accessible parking spaces:
Front of the Sananda Treasures Museum: 1
Municipal parking lot: 2
Free coin lockers