The Akita Dog Museum was built in 1978 in concurrence with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Akita Dog Preservation Society. The Museum houses fascinating exhibits and artifacts relating to the history of Akita dogs, Matagi bear hunters, and of course, Hachiko.

Akita Dogs


Akita Dog Museum

Address : 13-1 Sannomaru Odate Akita Prefecture 017-8691 Japan
Telephone number : 0186-57-8026
Hours : 9:00 to 16:00
Rates : Adults 200 yen, children 100 yen
holiday : Mid-November of April early Saturday afternoon and Sunday holidays,
the afternoon of August 13, year-end and New Year holidays (December 28 to January 3)