The Saga City Cultural Museum
Introducing future generations to historically invaluable buildings
that still remain in Saga City and serving as the city asset equipped
for and open to the public, five separate structures are together
known as the Saga City Cultural Museum.
First, the Old Koga Bank preserves Taisho era western style architecture.
Secondly,the Old Koga Residence, home of the former bank president,
is said to be in the style of a Meiji era businessman's home.
Next is the relocated and restored The Old Ushijima Residence, which is the oldest merchant's residence in Old shimoimashuku-machi.
Other interesting building is the Old Sansho Bank where you can feel and
remind you how the bank used to be in Meiji period.
Also the Old Fukuda Residence shows you a modern Japanese-style of architecture in Taisho period.
"The Saga Hina-Doll festival" is held every mid- Februaly to March, which attract many tourists.
Address:2-9 Yanagi-machi, Saga City
Zip code: 840-0823
Open: Year round
Closed: Mondays(or following day if Monday is a National holiday),
the day after national holiday,the end of year and the new year
Entrance fee: Free