Prefecturally-important cultural properties Sorobandama-Ishi Paper natutilus

Old documents in Edo period Clogs in Edo period Ship chest of drawers

 Summary of the Collections

The majority of materials are related to Yamagata Prefecture.

 Historical Documents   Local documenta and records from the Edo era (1603-1868).   
 History    The lives of bothe the samurai and ordinary people in the Edo era (1603-1868). Transportation.  
 Archeology    Artifacts from the Jomon (14,000 - 400 BCE), Yayoi (400 BCE - 250 CE) and Kofun (250 - 538 CE) eras.  
 Local Customs    Food, clothing and housing in the Edo era (1603 - 1868).  
 Visual Arts    Paintings, sculpture, handicrafts, books.  
 Geology and Geography    Geological specimens, fossila, topographical models  
 Zoology    Mammals, birds, amphibians, fish, insects, shellfish, coral specimens.  
 Botany    Botanical specimens of Yamagata Prefecture  
 Medicine    Rudimentary medicine, clinical medicine, public health.  
 Technology    Fibres, chemistry, machines, electricity, engineering works, construction  
 Agriculture    Crops and agriculture.  

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