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