The Nakagawa Funabansho Museum houses and exhibits materials related to the Nakagawa Funambanjo, also known as Nakagawa Sekisho, which was a barrier between Edo and various parts of the Kanto region.

A diorama reproducing the Nakagawa guard station, video materials, materials introducing the history and role of the Nakagawa guard station from its birth to its abolition, and artifacts excavated from the Nakagawa guard station ruins are on display.

You can see the remains of the guardhouse from the observation room.

Nakagawa Funabansho Museum Information

NameNakagawa Funabansho Museum
(Nakagawa Funabansho Shiryokan)
Hours09:30-17:00(Admission is ~16:30)
ClosedMondays (or the following day if Monday is a holiday), year-end and New Year holidays, exhibition change periods, etc.
FeeAdults (high school students and older) 200 yen (150 yen)
Elementary and junior high school students 50yen(30yen)
() is for groups of 20 or more
There is also a common ticket for three Koto Ward historical and cultural facilities: Fukagawa Edo Shiryokan, Nakagawa Funambanjo Shiryokan, and Basho Kinenkan (valid for one year and each can be visited once).
Address9-1-15 Oshima, Koto-ku, Tokyo

How To Get To The Nakagawa Funabansho Museum

5 minutes walk from Toei Subway Shinjuku Line Higashi-Oshima

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