Inoh Tadataka Museum and Former Residence

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The Inoh Tadataka Museum in Sawara City, Chiba Prefecture, is a museum where visitors can learn about the achievements and career of Inoh Tadataka, the Edo-period geographical surveyor who created the first accurate map of Japan. Tadataka began seriously studying astronomy and geography in his 50s, and he surveyed around the entire country until he was 71 years old. This museum houses exhibits of Tadataka's life in chronological order, several of the "Inozu" maps he created, surveying equipment he actually used, and more. Additionally, on the opposite side of the Onogawa River stands Tadataka's former residence. It is designated as a national historic site, and brewing industry shops, cookhouses, drawing rooms, and storehouses can still be seen there today.

0.5 Hours
Telephone Number
Postal code
I-1722-1, Katori City, Chiba
千葉県香取市佐原イ1722番地1 伊能忠敬記念館
Method of payment
Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 09:00~16:30

Final admission 30 minutes before closing.

【Inoh Tadataka Museum】
Closed: Mondays (open on national holidays) and New Year's holidays

【Former Residence】
Closed: New Year's holidays

Regular Holiday
Admisson Fee
JPY500 / Adult

【Inoh Tadataka Museum】
Age 6-15: JPY 250

【Former Residence】

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