Hokuchin Memorial Museum (北鎮記念館) is a history museum located in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan. The museum is a JGSDF Public Relations facility displaying as many as 2,500 items concerning the history of the Tondenhei Army, which developed Hokkaido, the 7th Division of the old Imperial Japanese Army, and the activities of the 2nd Division of today's JGSDF. Admission is free.Use our Asahikawa trip itinerary app to add Hokuchin Memorial Museum and other attractions to your Asahikawa vacation plans.
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Visited here with my husband and son (works and lives in Japan). We did not have enough Japanese to get the most out of this museum so a serving officer came to our aid. He practised his English on.... more »
My son and I visited this museum as we had a few hours in Asahikawa during our trip from Wakkanai to Hakodate. We took a taxi from the train station to the Gokoku Jimja Shrine across the road, and... more »
The essential museum to learn about the Hokuchin (7th Division of Imperial Army, 2th Division of JGSDF) or Japan's defenders of the north. Free entry.
I visited Asahikawa and the North to know the history. Self-defense officers can explain. I asked you to take 30 minutes. I didn't have enough time to explain all the exhibits, so I just listened to them. I should have done it in an hour.
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