Hijikata Toshizo Museum reviews
The family of renowned Hijikata of the Shinsengumi is so nice! I was very happy to be greeted by them in English since my Japanese is still not perfect. We spoke at length and they showed me around... more »
It was closed, we travelled so far to see it and they changed the days it was open, now it's only open Sundays. They haven't updated their English site, so if you don't speak Japanese, you won't know.
A very small museum, but it has many items used to be owned by Toshizo himself, including a sword and his protectors. Only open on the first and the third Sunday of the month. The museum manager is a descendent of Hijikata family who I got to talk to briefly. If you are a fan of Toshizo, you wouldn't want to miss this place.
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