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Ushidō Travel: Oshu City Cattle Museum (奥州市牛の博物館)

September 5, 2010
Oshu City Cattle Museum

Oshu City Cattle Museum

Maesawa Town, Oshu City, in Iwate prefecture, boasts the only cattle museum in Japan.

The Cattle Museum’s exhibit themes include plows from around the world; cheese-, butter-, and yogurt-making tools; cow participation in rice farming and salt production; and cow-themed festivals in Japan.

The museum is 7 minutes by car from Maesawa JR station. It is open from 9:30am to 5:00pm daily except Mondays.

Admission is 400 yen.

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